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The Ansó Valley prepared for the Spanish 2018 Winter Triathlon Championship

There is barely a week left for the 2018 Spanish Winter Triathlon Championship to be held next Sunday, February 4, within the framework of the Valle de Ansó Winter Triathlon.

The competition, which is in its eighteenth edition, will also be Championship of Aragon in the specialty and scoring test for the Spanish Cup.

As of today, the tracks of the cross-country ski circuit are in perfect conditionss, enabled for training of athletes who wish to enjoy the area. The strong rate of registrations, which will close next January 31, already ensures the presence of more than 200 athletes on the starting line.

The presence of the top specialists in the discipline, and a multitude of clubs from all over Spain. Aragón has always had a great specific weight in the Winter Triathlon because it has hosted numerous competitions in Pyrenean locations and has won several Spanish championships, both individually and by teams.

The Villa de Ansó, the Linza Sports Association, the Linza Nordic Area and the Mayencos Pyrenees Club, organizers together with the Spanish Triathlon Federation, take care of the details of a traditional triathlon that is as much a habitual appointment for the specialists of the modality, like the test chosen by many sportsmen to begin in her.

Ansó Valley Winter Triathlon

30 years of the first edition are fulfilled of a test that represents very well in terms of sports activity what can be done in the Ansó Valley. The first edition, and its launch was promoted by a very small club of the Villa, later to be retaken by the Mayencos club. The natural areas of the region, the Linza cross-country ski trails, and cross-country skiing are the flagship of the area in winter.

The competition is celebrated in distances of 7 kilometers of foot race in three laps through the cobbled streets of Ansó, 20 kilometers of mountain bicycles between Ansó and Linza, and 10 final kilometers of cross-country skiing in the Nordic Space that leads them to the finish line.

The Ansó Valley Winter Triathlon hosted the Spanish Winter Triathlon Championship in 2005 and 2010, and since its first edition in 1988 it has also hosted ten regional championships in Aragon, five in Madrid and one in Castilla y León. In addition to the Spanish Winter Triathlon Championship, which will be held in the categories Elite, Junior, Age Groups, Paratriathlon and Collectives (firemen, police and military), the competition will also be Aragon Championship and scoring event for the Spanish Cup of Winter Triathlon. In parallel, an open event will be organized, in which athletes who do not have a FETRI license or who have a license from another country can participate.

La Spanish Winter Triathlon Cup, which begins the January 28 in Vinuesa-Santa Inés, will continue after the appointment of Ansó in Reinosa-Alto Campoo, the 10 in February; and Isaba-Valle del Roncal, the 25 of February.

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