Monday, May 20

Napier invites strong ladies’s field to open the 2024 World Cup season

A brand-new World Triathlon Cup season starts with the 2024 World Triathlon Cup Napier, a seaside city of New Zealand’s North Island. While New Zealand is popular for staging triathlon races, this will be the inaugural World Triathlon Cup for Napier. The race schedule is stacked throughout Saturday 24th and Sunday 25 February.

Saturday will host the 2024 Oceania Triathlon Junior Championships Napier and the 2024 World Triathlon Cup Napier with the world’s finest professional athletes racing in a necessary Olympic credentials window for Paris 2024. Sunday will stage the Age-Group races, Oceania Junior Mixed Relay and the 2024 World Triathlon Mixed Relay.

The 2024 World Triathlon Cup is a sprint-distance triathlon (750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run) and will begin along the renowned stretch of the waterside in Napier called Perfume Point. The 2024 occasion will be incorporated into a Triathlon Festival including the New Zealand Sprint Distance Championships. It’s time for professional athletes to check out how the pre-season construct has actually gone and display kind, as the world’s finest fire up to fight it out in a sprint-distance format, the very first World Cup race of 2024. The Elite ladies will race on Saturday from 4pm regional time and the guys will line-up from 6pm.

The competitors
U.S.A.’s Gina Sereno headings the 40-deep ladies’s field in the opening World Triathlon Cup race of 2024 in Napier. Sereno declared remarkable silvers in the 2023 World Triathlon Cup Vina del Mar in November and the 2023 Santiago Pan American Games Mixed Relay.

China’s Xinyu Lin produced a string of great outcomes to liquidate the 2023 season consisting of silver in the 2023 Hangzhou Asian Games, 4th location in the 2023 World Triathlon Cup Chengdu, 5th location in World Triathlon Cup Miyazaki and 2nd in the 2023 Asia Triathlon Sprint Championships Al-Khobar. Lin lines up in Napier as one of the favourites in the sprint-distance race.

Hungary’s Zsanett Kuttor-Bragmayer and Australia’s Natalie Van Coevorden are extremely experienced on the World Triathlon Championship Series and World Triathlon Cup scene and are prepared to fight it out in Napier, with their sights repaired on certifying in 2024 for the Olympic Games in Paris. Napier is within the credentials duration, supplying an important race chance for professional athletes to gather points.

Young weapons to enjoy
Italy’s Ilaria Zane made the gold medal last weekend in the 2024 Oceania Triathlon Wanaka (New Zealand) and carried out extremely well last season declaring bronze medals in the 2023 World Triathlon Cup Weihai and 2023 World Triathlon Cup Weihai, both standard-distance races.

Competitors will be strong in Napier with the similarity Australia’s Sophie Linn, Spain’s Cecilia Santamaria Surroca, Great Britain’s Olivia Mathias and Ecuador’s Elizabeth Bravo all lining up to evaluate where type is at the start of 2024 for the opening World Cup of the season.

Group World Triathlon
Bermuda’s Erica Hawley belongs to Team World Triathlon and continues to reveal development each season. Hawley had a standout 2023 season, protecting her very first World Triathlon Cup medal in Yeongdo,

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