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Everything ready for Challenge Roth.

You can follow it live through its official website

This Sunday, one of the "mythical" tests of the European panorama of long distance, the Challenge Roth where will be some of the best athletes in the specialty.

In this edition, and there are already 28, about 3.400 triathletes will participate, 640 relay teams, with athletes from 84 different countries where temperatures close to 22ºC are expected. The water temperature is striking at 24,6º, so it may be that neoprene cannot be used in the 3,8 km of swimming.

In the men's category, triathletes of the Belgian stature stand out Bart Aernouts, winner in the 2017, Andreas Dreitz second in 2018 with a time of 7:53:06, the Australian Cameron Wurf, fifth last year and with the record of the cycling sector in the test with 4:05:37, the New Zealander Braden Currie  or the Scottish David McNamee will be some of the triathletes to watch.

As for female participation, we will see the duel last year between Daniela Bleymehl  y  Lucy Charles, winner in The Championship, first and second last year where a beautiful duel was lived with only 9 seconds of difference between them at the finish line. Bleymehl also achieved the test record with a time of 8:43:42.

This year Bleymehl  has won Challenge Geraardsbergen and Challenge Heilbronn, has been second in Challenge Salou and third in The Championship in Samorin.

The Australian Sarah Crowley, the Canadian Rachel mcbride or the German Anja Ippach  they will be other main rivals to take into account.

The test can be followed live

This year Challenge Roth can be followed live on the Internet through the official website and if you live in Germany through the BR TV of Babaría. It will be 9 hours without interruption enjoying one of the most beloved tests on the international scene.

Further information: www.challenge-roth.com

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