2017 Gran Canaria ETU Triathlon European Cup

26 Mar, 2017 • Las Palmas (Canary Islands), Spain
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Las Palmas is a Spanish city, capital of the island of Gran Canaria, Province of Las Palmas and the autonomous community of Canary Islands (shared with Santa Cruz de Tenerife) municipality. With a population of 379,766 inhabitants in 2015.1 is the most populous city in the Canary Islands and the ninth of Spain.

The city has a tropical desert climate heavily influenced by the trade winds. City winters are just above the average to be considered a tropical climate. Attached to the situation in the archipelago along the Tropic of Cancer, these factors provide to Las Palmas average temperatures of 19 ° C in winter and 25 ° C in summer.

The climate of the city is according to a study by climatologist Thomas Whitmore in 1996 the “nice” of 600 cities around the world analyzed in this study.

The founding origins of the city of Las Palmas back to the year 1478, at which time Juan Rejon, captain of the Corona de Castilla, began the conquest of the island Gran Canaria. This began at the mouth of the ravine Guiniguada where settled El Real de Las Palmas and today is the Vegueta.

At present all government organizations Island are working to make it Europe’s Island supported sport in the large number of high-level athletes who visit in winter.

Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st. 1,565 EUR
2nd. 1,250 EUR
3rd. 940 EUR
4th. 625 EUR
5th. 500 EUR
6th. 435 EUR
7th. 375 EUR
8th. 250 EUR
9th. 185 EUR
10th. 125 EUR

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Athletes Briefing:

Saturday 25th of March
18:00 Athletes Briefing
Place TBC

Entry Fee:

75 €

Prize Money:

12,500 €

Documents:


Media notes:

Vanessa Gonzalez
comunicacion@triatlon.org

Event Schedule

Saturday 25th of March
TBC Bike Course Familiarization
TBC Swim Familiarization
18:00 Athletes Briefing
19:00 Welcome Reception

Sunday 26th of March
10:30 Elite Women Race
13:15 Elite Men Race

Closest Airport

Las Palmas (Canarias) International Airport (LPA)

http://www.aena.es/en/gran-canaria-airport/index.html

Local Transportation

Halcon Viajes Travel Agency
Araceli Garcia
araceligarcia@halconviajes.com
http://www.halcondeportes.halconviajes.com
+34 91 399 01 79

Host Hotel

Halcon Viajes Travel Agency
Araceli Garcia
araceligarcia@halconviajes.com
http://www.halcondeportes.halconviajes.com
+34 91 399 01 79

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  • Phone
    +34 650 646362
  • Address

    Spanish Triathlon Federation
    Ferraz 16 3ºDcha
    28008 Madrid