10 July, 2012

National races of triathlons in Angers on July 21 and 22

Angers will host on July the 21st and 22nd a series of triathlons, a discipline very demanding because it associates swimming, running and cycling. These two days will see two kinds of competitions. The Saturday, events are dedicated to experienced sportsmen and women. At 5 pm and at 7 pm, women then men members of clubs in third division will compete on 750 m of swimming, 20 km in cycling and 5 km running.

The following day is more dedicated to various publics. A 9.30 am, Sunday begins with a discovery formula : 250 m of swimming, 8 km in of cycling and 2 km of running for no members of clubs. It seems that the run will welcome paratriathletes. Then, it will be the hour of young competitors born between 1996 and 2006 (these lasts will swim 50 m, cycle 2 km and run 400 m). 

The event is due to the Asptt Angers. Although the  course of the races has not been published yet, it is said that, from the La Rochefoucauld square, the competitors will have to go up to the Belle-Beille and to go around that district twice. That will be the fifth edition of the Angers triathlon which, this year, will include the semi-finals of France championship!

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