Abu Dhabi World Series Preview 2024

This weekend, the city of Abu Dhabi becomes the epicenter of world triathlon once again with the start of the Triathlon World Series 2024.

In the emblematic yas marina circuit, where the F1 engines are normally heard, the best triathletes in the world will begin the 2024 season with their eyes set on the Paris Olympic Games.


All eyes will be on the title winners last year, Beth Potter y Dorian Conix.

In the female category, triathletes such as Cassandre Beaugrand o Georgia Taylor-Brown, who returns after a break due to injury, ready to claim the podium in the women's category.

Other notable triathletes are Sophie Coldwell, Laura Lindemann and the IRONMAN 70.3 champion, Taylor Knibb, whose cycling power can make the difference in Abu Dhabi.

Female start list

In the male category, Alex Yee, Hayden Wilde o Kristian Blummenfelt They can make a splash but many triathletes will have to be taken into account at the beginning of the season.

We cannot ignore Basque Vilaca and Leo Bergere which may be another important name to take into account

Male start list

La Triarmada Spanish, International, prepaired for brillar

With Antonio Serrat In the lead, seven Spaniards will launch into the waters of the Persian Gulf with the firm intention of getting points for the Olympic classification.

The absence of Miriam Casillas opens a window of opportunity for new figures like Marta Pintanel y Noelia Juan demonstrate its worth on the international stage.

These will be our representatives in the test

  1. Antonio Serrat: With a Top 12, he could ensure direct qualification to Paris 2024, marking an important milestone in his career.
  2. Marta Pintanel: After an impressive performance in Águilas, Pintanel arrives in Abu Dhabi with the intention of positioning herself as one of the emerging figures in Spanish women's triathlon.
  3. Noelia Juan: After demonstrating his potential in duathlons, Juan seeks to transfer that success to international triathlon, taking advantage of the opportunity to compete in Abu Dhabi.
  4. Roberto Sánchez Mantecón: With previous results such as a final 18th place, Sánchez Mantecón is one of the Spaniards with aspirations to improve his classification and add important points for the Olympic classification.
  5. David Castro: Making his season debut, Castro arrives with the goal of positioning himself within the Top 20, which would allow him to improve his position in the Olympic qualification rankings.
  6. Alberto González García: Another Spanish triathlete looking to make a place for himself in the rankings and prove his worth on the international scene.
  7. David Cantero del Campo: A name to watch closely, especially after his solid performances in national competitions, Cantero del Campo looks to surprise in his World Series debut.


The test is will compete on the sprint format  with 750 meters of swimming, 20 kilometers of cycling and 5 kilometers of running.

In addition, there will be mixed relays, which will add a special attraction, testing not only individual strength but also coordination and teamwork.


The women's races will begin on Friday, March 8 at 16:00 local time in Abu Dhabi, which corresponds to 13:00 in Spain. The men will start two hours later, at 18:00 p.m.

How to follow it live?

All events can be followed live through Triathlonlive.tv, or RTVE Play (of , hombres) so you don't miss a second of this exciting season opener.

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