Deporvillage TriTour Deltebre: a comeback with a record number of participants
After two years, due to the pandemic, the Deporvillage TriTour Triathlon League is back with a record participation in its first race in Deltebre. A day in which 1300 athletes competed in four different modalities: Sprint, Olympic, Short and Half.
Day 1: Sprint and Olympic
The Deporvillage TriTour Deltebre kicked off on Saturday, 30th of April in the categories Sprint (750 m swimming + 20 km cycling + 5 km running) and Olympic (1500 m swimming + 40 km cycling + 10 km running). A total of 839 triathletes divided between the two disciplines competed in the short distances of the race.
In the Sprint category, Nan Oliveras (00:54:42) won the triathlon, closely followed by Erik Merino (00:55:27). Both athletes participated in the race with Deporvillage, title sponsor of the event. Third place went to Lucas Chirico (00:57:22). On the other hand, the women’s podium in the same category was led by Lara Aznar (01:07:13), Gemma Gregoris (01:08:34) and Berta Bruguera (01:09:11).
For the Olympic distance, Roger Miravet (01:51:44) won the men’s category, followed by Jordi Relats (01:51:57) and Heribert Cubells (01:53:06). In the women’s section, Maria Forcada (02:15:05) was the big winner of the distance, followed by Itxaso Ibañez (02:16:01) and Maialen Elia (02:17:05).
Day 2: Short and Half
On the second day of the Deporvillage TriTour Deltebre the long-distance triathletes competed: Short (950 m swimming + 57 km cycling + 10 km running) and Half (1900 m swimming + 86 km cycling + 20 km running).
This time, the men’s short course was led by Roberto Ruiz (02:11:01), followed closely by Ramir Marqués (02:11:51) and Alex Álvarez (02:13:18). In the women’s category, Eva Ledesma took a comfortable victory (02:27:45), followed by Silvia Toscas (02:30:39) and Veronica Aveni (02:33:21).
In the longer distance (Half), Oscar Marquez led the race (03:54:26), second place went to Oriol Alonso (03:56:18) and third place to Sergio Bernal (03:58:05). At the same time, in the women’s category, Ewelina Tarnawa (04:45:09) took first place, followed by Sarah Furlan (04:47:18) and Maria Castañeda (04:58:54).
A successful first edition
The first edition of the season of the Deporvillage TriTour, apart from breaking its record of participation, also stood out for the significant increase in female participation and several paratriathlete teams with reduced mobility. Some data that highlights the good work of the organisation and the growing interest in the practice of triathlon.
The second race of the Deporvillage TriTour will be held on the 28th and 29th of May in Amposta, and you can still register through the following link.