The Portocolom Triathlon sold out registrations for 2024 and presents its powerful elite list

One month before the twenty-sixth edition of the Triathlon of Portocolom, which will be held 14 April 2024, there are none left 600 numbers available that there was for neither of the two distances over which it is held (55.5 and 111) and it promises to once again be a very international event with a 54% of foreigners registered of up to 22 different nationalities.

Almost 30% of the participants will be German, being the nationality with the largest number of triathletes at the starting line, followed by the British (7%).

Another notable statistic is that of female participation, since women make up 21% of the total of registrations, one of the highest figures in the history of the event and medium and long distance triathlons.

20 professionals in the test

The Portocolom triathlon is one of the first triathlons of the season on the international calendar and also attracts a large group of professionals who will fight for victory at the iconic finish line located at the Portocolom Nautical Club (Felanitx, Mallorca).

There will be more than 20 professionals who have already confirmed their presence on April 14, among which the German stands out in the men's category Lukas Schnodewind; the belgian vincent van dewalle (fourth in the last edition a few seconds from the podium); the swiss Lawrence Delco (who was a professional cyclist before starting his career in this sport); Belgian Timothy Van Houtem (2023th in XNUMX) and Jelle Vlietinck; the finnish Jarmo Rissanen (seventh in 2023); or the swedish Dennis Ljung.

Furthermore, the Spanish Miguel Fernandez Miniño, Alberto Parrilla, Daniel Esbri o Pere Lladó, among others, will try to fight for positions of honor.

In the female category, the names of the Belgian stand out Alexandra Tondeur (long distance world champion in Pontevedra 2019); the german Anja Fachbach; the dutch Claudia Striekwold; or the Swiss Maha Indermuehle.

The oldest triathlon in the Balearic Islands

The Portocolom Triathlon, the oldest in the Balearic Islands and the best valued by local athletes, celebrated its silver anniversary last April, bringing together 600 participants of up to 25 different nationalities between the two tests over which it is disputed: 55.5 and 111 kilometers (1km of swimming, 100km of cycling, and 10km of running).

The Portocolom Triathlon is organized by Kumulus and the Portocolom Triatló Club, with the support of the Felanitx City Council and with the sponsorship of the Fundació Mallorca Turisme.

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