Everything’s ready for the III Desafío 8ª Isla this coming weekend in La Graciosa.
A total of 390 competitors will take part in the 3rd edition of the event, with more than a thousand people expected to travel over to La Graciosa including friends, family and spectators.
There are 325 men and 65 women competing from Germany, France, United Kingdom and País Vasco, Castilla León, Andalucía, Galicia, Madrid, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, Tenerife & Gran Canaria.in Spain. The number of participants for each category include:
Desafío 8ª Isla' (triatlón + Trail 31 Km) 102
Triatlon Cross Individual 92
Triatlon por Equipos 15
Trail 31 Km 60
Trail 20 Km 97
The winners of last year’s Desafío 8ª Isla are participating to defend their titles Antonio Alexis Perdomo Cabrera & María Elena Fernández Barreto plus runner up Víctor Manuel González Gómez, as well as the winner of the first Desafío 8ª Isla, Miguel Angel Duque Toribio. Ironman Lanzarote 2013 winner Victor del Corral and winner of last weekend’s Timanfaya Triathlon 2014 Yvonne Van Verklen are also competing. Not forgetting triathlete Saleta Castro who trains in Lanzarote.
The Desafío 8ª Isla is well supported with major sponsors including: Binter, Embotelladora de Canarias, el Ayuntamiento de Teguise, Sands Beach Sailfish, Deport Clinic, Nutrición Canaria, Club La Santa, Cash & Carry Lanzaroteño, Biosfera Expres, Panrico Bonuts, Kalise, Agua de Guayadeque, Más Deporte, Línea Marítima Romero, El Veril, Cash Fruta & Top Time.
Programme III Desafío 8ª Isla
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