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The mixed relay triathlon will be at the Olympic Games in Tokyo

The International Triathlon Federation has just announced that the mixed relay triathlon competition will be present at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, which will mean more Spanish presence in the Olympics with medal options.

Spain is one of the world powers of this sport that has great athletes already consolidated but also with a great quarry that promises many successes in this sport.

The test of Triathlon by Mixed Relay is one of the most exciting in triathlon, withTeams formed by two men and two women that they will complete 300m of swimming, 8 km of cycling and 2 km of running race) before giving the relief to their teammate

The mixed relays are already included in the Youth Olympic Games program, the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games, and have recently been added to the program of the Pan American Games to be held in Lima in the 2018 year. The next World Championship of the modality will be held in Hamburg (Germany) on the 16 in July.

With these so fast and spectacular format The inclusion of this test in the Olympic Games will further boost this great sport to the general public.

ITU Mixed Relay Triathlon promotional video

Photo: ITU

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