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Valencia will host the Triathlon World Cup in November

In addition, $ 100.000 has been allocated in prizes for the World Ranking

The ITU has approved the new dates for the celebration of the Valencia Triathlon World Cup 2020, which will take place in the emblematic Spanish coastal city on November 7.

The race, what will end the season of the 2020 World Cup, it should have originally been played in May, but had to be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

100.000 dollars in prizes

The ITU Executive Board also approved allocate 100,000 USD in Prizes for the Triathlon World Ranking 2020, which will be distributed after the last scoring event in 2020.

Tests that score for the World Cup

The events that will count towards this Ranking will be:

  • Hamburg Triathlon World Series (1.000 points)
  • World Cups of Mooloolaba, Karlovy Vary, Arzachena and Valencia, with 500 points each,
  • Continental Cups that are played in this period will give 250 points each.

The final score will be the sum of the points obtained in a maximum of four events if the total number is eight or more during this period, or only three events counting if it is less.

A great level is expected in the test

With the best elite athletes in the world having already returned to racing as we saw at the Hamburg WTS and the Karlovy Vary World Cup in the previous weeks, se hopes that a large number of '2lites will attend Valencia to put a brilliant ending to this unusual season.

The 2020 Valencia Triathlon World Cup will host 65 elite male and 65 female athletes from around the world in a sprint distance circuit that has already hosted the 2019 European Paratriathlon and Sub 23 Championships.

Autonomous Sprint Distance Triathlon Championship

The coverage of the Valencia World Cup 2020 becomes a unique framework for the triathletes of the Valencian Community, who will compete in an international environment.

The Autonomous Sprint Distance Triathlon Championship will be held on Sunday, November 7 at 9.00:300 a.m. and will have a total of XNUMX participants between women and men.

The triathletes will swim in the dock area with departure from the La Base Building. The cycling segment will go through the interior of La Marina de València to go to Av. Del Puerto in the direction of La Marina Sur and return to ground zero of the competition.

They will complete the competition with the foot race in parallel to the dock, direction Veles i Vents building.

Security protocol

The Valencia 2020 World Cup will bring together 65 elite male and 65 female athletes from around the world in a sprint distance circuit that already hosted the 2019 European Paratriathlon and Under 23 Championships.

The Organizing Committee has established a strict protocol that includes extensive hygienic-sanitary measures so that the event is held under the premise of maximum security (you can check it here)

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