The 2025 World Triathlon Multisport Championships Pontevedra to take place from June 20-29

by Olalla Cernuda on 21 Mar, 2024 04:00 • Español
The 2025 World Triathlon Multisport Championships Pontevedra to take place from June 20-29

World Triathlon is pleased to announce that Pontevedra will host the highly anticipated 2025 World Triathlon Multisport Championships from June 20 to June 29. Following its successful hosting of the Championship Finals in 2023 and the Multisport Championships in 2019, Pontevedra is set to once again welcome athletes and spectators from around the globe for a thrilling week of multisport competition.

Renowned for its strong relationship with triathlon, Pontevedra has become a favoured destination for multisport events, offering stunning landscapes, excellent infrastructure, and unwavering support from the local community. The 2025 World Triathlon Multisport Championships will showcase once again the city’s commitment to the sport and its ability to host world-class events.

The Multisport World Championships will feature duathlon, long distance triathlon, long distance aquabike, aquathlon, cross triathlon and cross duathlon world championship racing organised together during a week-long festival that will attract thousands of athletes and supporters. Pontevedra, the home of the five-time World Champion Javier Gomez Noya. promises to deliver a celebration of triathlon at its best, with a packed schedule of races and activities, offering something for everyone to enjoy, whether participating in the competitions or soaking up the vibrant atmosphere.

World Triathlon President and IOC Member, Marisol Casado, expressed her excitement about the upcoming event, stating, “Pontevedra has proven to be an exceptional host for all our events in the past, and we are thrilled to return to this beautiful city for the 2025 World Triathlon Multisport Championships. With its rich triathlon heritage and passionate community, Pontevedra promises to deliver an unforgettable experience for athletes and spectators alike. I want to thank the LOC, the Spanish Federation and the city of Pontevedra for their outstanding support to our sport and their commitment to deliver first class events. I really can not wait to experience it once again.”

President of the Spanish Triathlon Federation, Jose Hidalgo, said: “After the successful edition of 2019, today we begin to work with all the institutions involved to surpass the previous Championship, with very high standards.”

Pontevedra hosted yesterday the first meeting of the Organising Committee, with World Triathlon President, Marisol Casado; President of the Spanish Federation, José Hidalgo, and Pontevedra Mayor, Miguel Anxo Fernández Lores; Sport director of the Xunta de Galicia, José Ramón Lete; and vice president of the Deputación, Rafa Domínguez, attending the meeting.

The World Triathlon Multisport Championships made its debut in the World Triathlon calendar in 2017 in Penticton (Canada), a successful event that was followed by Fyn (Denmark) in 2018 and Pontevedra (Spain) in 2019. The event had to be cancelled in 2020 due to the impact of Covid and in 2021 was split in three different locations: Almere (The Netherlands), Aviles (Spain), and El Anillo, (Spain).

The 2022 World Triathlon Multisport Championships were also split, with Targu Mures (Romania) hosting the Duathlon, Cross Triathlon and Cross Duathlon, while the Aquathlon and the Long Distance Triathlon and Aquabike World Championships took place in Samorin, (Slovakia). In 2023 the event was hosted in Ibiza (Spain), while this year, 2024, the city of Townsville (Australia) will welcome the Multisport Championships from 15-25 August.

Further details regarding the competition schedule, registration, and additional activities of the 2025 Pontevedra Multisport Championships will be announced in the coming months.

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