Pontevedra welcomes athletes for 2023 Age-Group Championships
The Mayor of Pontevedra and President of the Organising Committee Miguel Anxo Fernandez Lores and World Triathlon President and IOC Member Marisol Casado officially opened the 2023 World Triathlon Age-Group Championships (22-24 September) at the Opening Ceremony in the Plaza de España tonight. The Opening Ceremony, filled with entertainment and local performances, took place after thousands of Age-Group athletes and teams marched the streets in the patriotic Parade of Nations.
“Thank you Pontevedra. In the name of the Triathlon family I want to say thank you very much. These were fantastic performances tonight and the performances that we are going to see in the days ahead will also be magnificent, here in Pontevedra for the Championships. I would like to thank the City of Pontevedra for welcoming the triathlon community and I am looking forward to the week ahead. Good luck to everyone, enjoy it. I now invite the Mayor to officially open the Championships in Pontevedra,” said Marisol Casado, World Triathlon President and IOC Member.
This week 1,223 Age-Group athletes will participate in the Standard-Distance World Championships, 535 athletes in the Super-Sprint World Championships and 378 athletes in the Aquabike World Championships.
Great Britain has the largest team of Age-Group athletes competing in the 2023 World Triathlon Age-Group Championships followed by USA, Canada, Mexico and Australia.
Review the event schedule and follow the Age-Group race action in the 2023 World Triathlon Age-Group Championships.