After much time and effort, Altafulla again enjoy a sporting event adapted to the new times.
Finally, yesterday Saturday, October 10, in the afternoon, the Triatló d'Altafulla, one of the tests of the popular triathlon circuit Just Tri Series.
The event has been in charge of the Regidoria d'Esports de l'Ajuntament d'Altafulla, headed by Àlex Cañas, and has had the technical direction of Sport No Limit.
For security reasons, the participation has been limited to 250 people. The few places were sold out in less than a week.
Among those registered for the Triatló d'Altafulla 2020 can be found: four champions of Spain: Albert Parreño, Anna Flaquer, Albert Torres and Dolça Ollé.
Enric Boldu of the Montjuïc Swimming Club with a time of 01:00:28 and Anna Flaquer of the Fasttriatlon club with a mark of 01:06:40 have been the winners in the Sprint modality.
In Super Sprint mode, the winners have been Pep Tatché from the T-Bikes club with a record time of 00:33:03 and Olga Fernàndez Club Triatló Sabadell stopping the clock at 00:45:12.
The Triatló d'Altafulla has had demanding security measures as a result of the Covid-19.
Triathletes have had to respect the two meters of safety distance at all times, use the mask when collecting numbers and at the entrance to the pits, clean your hands when collecting the numbers and at the entrance to the pits, and follow the instructions given by the people of the organization.
Furthermore, the departures have been staggered and in small groups and at the finish line there were ample spaces to respect distances.
A triathlon circuit affected by the pandemic
As a result of Covid-19, four of the five events of the 2020 Just Tri Series circuit had to be canceledr: Castelldefels, Tarragona, Cambrils and L'Hospitalet de L'Infant.
The last test of the circuit, the Triatló d'Altafulla, has finally been celebrated.
For this event, the participants have been able to choose between two distances: Sprint (individual and relays) and Super Sprint (individual).
The individual sprint and relay modality consists of 0,75 km of swimming, 20 km of cycling and 5 km of running; While the individual Super Sprint has 0,35 km of swimming, 10 km of cycling and 2,5 km of running.
Further information: https://justriseries.com/