A preview of the WTS and World Cups. What will we find this 2019?

We will have 10 months of Triathlon with the return of Noya and the Tokyo 2020 Test

The 2019 triathlon season promises to offer ten months of exciting races, with the rgraduation of Javier Gómez Noya with Mario Mola y Fernando Alarza. On the other hand we will see again Flora Duffy and see the progress of Vicky Holland y Katie Zaferes, in addition to a large number of new talents that will try to stand out in the 17 World Cups from around the world.

One year after its Olympic debut, the World Series with Mixed Relay will be included in four tests (including the Tokyo 2020 in August), Pontevedra hosts the Multisport World Championship and Aquathlon makes its debut in the World Beach Games. Fasten your belt, it's going to be a good ride ...


The season starts on the second weekend of February under the South African summer sun and with the Alps covered in snow. Cape Town will host the World Cup, a career that always attracts a host of stars looking to start the year in the best way, while the Italian city of Asiago You will see the Winter Triathlon World Championship.


March will host the first first level race of the year with the WTS Abu Dhabi, where the British Vicky Holland and the Spanish Mario Mola will begin the defense of their world titles. That weekend also kicks off the 2019 World Mixed Relay Series. All of this happens one week after the Devonport Paratriathlon World Cup and the week before the Mooloolaba World Cup. The month ends in New Zealand with the long distance race of the New Plymouth World Cup.


The action increases again at the end of April with the return of the WTS action to tropical climates with the WTS Bermuda, where presumably Noya will debut. . The 2019 World Paratriathlon Series also kicks off in Milan on April 27, while the weekend also kicks off on Multidepote World Championship in Pontevedra, which will last a week.


This month there will be several World Cups with the return to Madrid, then he will travel the world until Chengdu, China, for the sixth consecutive year. The WTS season will continue in Yokohama with the Elite and Paratriathlon events on the 18 weekend to the 19 in May and the World Cup season continues until Cagliari, Sardinia, the following weekend.


The 8 and 9 of June, will be the appointment of the WTS Leeds where will take the excitement of the WTS to the north of England, while the same weekend on the beautiful coast of Huatulco, Mexico, the seventh stop of the World Cup of the year is celebrated. The World Cup of Astana it dates back to mid-June, along with the second race in the Mixed Relay World Series, which takes over the coast of Nottingham Trent for the second time, and the Paratriathlon World Cup of Besancon. The World Cup will also be Antwerp before closing with the  Montreal WTS with the Elite and Paratriathlon World Series races.


The weekend WTS Hamburgor it makes the season reach one of its most popular stops on the first weekend of July. On the one hand, the World Mixed Relay Championships and on the other the World Cup en Tiszaujvaros, disputed in the Hungarian city for 23º consecutive year. The WTS land in Edmonton for the last race before the 2019 Grand Final, together with the final edition of the Mixed Relay World Series, and Lima hosts the edition of the 2019 Pan American Games starting with the 26 in July.


All eyes will be in Tokyo for the Event of Olympic Test with Elite, Paratriathlon and Mixed Relay events at the impressive Odaiba Marin Park, where three Olympic gold medals will be awarded at 2020.

From there, you will travel to Switzerland for the Grand Final of 2019 in Lausanne, where the World Champions of the year will be crowned, while the World Cup circuit goes to the beautiful Czech city of Carlsbad on the penultimate weekend of the month.


The first event on the September calendar is the Banyoles World Cup, where the Spanish city will once again host an Elite event (the last was at 2012) along with the paratriathlon races. The same weekend, the Zofingen Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships ITU will be carried out in Switzerland. The Chinese coastal city of Weihai will host the 12ª World Cup of the year, the 22 of September.


The Turkish city of Alanya will host a paratriathlon World Cup in early October, before Aquathlon makes its debut at the World Beach Games in San Diego. The World Cups return to the South Korean city of Tongyeong October 19-20, before heading across the East Sea / Sea of ​​Japan to Miyazaki.


The World Cup season comes to an end in November, with the Ecuadorian city of Salinas with the penultimate 2019 race. Then, the curtain is lowered in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic.

Further information: https://www.triathlon.org

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