Spain dominates medal tally in the World Triathlon Age-Group Winter Championships

by Courtney Akrigg on 22 Mar, 2021 11:49 • Español
Spain dominates medal tally in the World Triathlon Age-Group Winter Championships

Andorra welcomed more than 200 athletes to the start line to compete in the World Triathlon Winter Championships across 20-21 March and Sunday’s line-up featured the World Triathlon Age-Group Winter Championships. Conditions were windy and chilly in Andorra’s Naturlandia adventure Park, where the world’s best age-group winter triathletes started racing from 10.45am local time.

Andorra’s Naturlandia, near the town of Sant Julià de Lòria, was the perfect stage for the world’s best winter triathletes to compete across their version of a winter triathlon, consisting of running, mountain biking and cross-country skiing across a sprawling winter landscape. Spain dominated the age-group World Triathlon Winter Championships medal tally collecting 27 medals in total across the competition in Andorra. Germany scored an impressive 14 World Triathlon Winter Championships medals followed by France with 5 medals, Estonia with 3 and Czech Republic claiming 2 age-group medals alongside USA and Slovakia. Review the World Triathlon Winter Championships results.

Winter Triathlon is one of the newest events on World Triathlon’s calendar with athletes running approximately 8 km on the snow, 14 km of mountain biking and 12 km of cross-country skiing. The World Triathlon Winter Championships is a two-day event with athletes competing across the elite, junior, u23, para triathlon and age-group events. Andorra also hosted a mixed relay event for both the elites and juniors and Team Norway claimed the gold medals in both races.

Andorra hosted the 23th edition of the World Triathlon Winter Championships, an event that was first held in Mals, Italy, in 1997 and has since gained popularity, with thousands of athletes participating in the sport.

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