Triathletes from Brazil, Canada or Australia are heading to the south of the Czech Republic, where this Sunday, 24. July, the Tábor Triathlon Festival will take place. The attractive programme includes
European Junior Cup races, which will feature tough competition from all over and also the Czech Cup.
The Tábor race returns to the race calendar after a two-year pause due to coronavirus restrictions. And with great shape! “For the European Junior Cup has not only the top European competitors, but also competitors from Brazil, Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico and Hong Kong. We have the busiest start list in history,” says the director of the Šimon Kuncl.
Marek, Michálek, Korous, Homola, Homola and Marek will fight for international success, Souček, Mittner, Plic, Pásler, Nýdrle, Knejzlík, Lemberka, Hadravová, Křížková, Mičková, Přikrylová, Ryšávková, Jedličková, Balcarová, Dvořáková, Mitisková, Holaniková and Fraňková. Participants of the European Junior Cup and the Czech Cup in Olympic and sprint triathlon will be first a 750m swim in the Jordan Pond, followed by a 20km cycling part with and a 5km run through the city centre.
“The race centre will now be located right at the start in U sladovny Street. Spectators can enjoy an attractive spectacle, because everything important will take place in a small space and so they will have an excellent overview of the race,” says Simon Kuncl. “We are looking forward to the the centre of the action will once again be a cauldron of spectators who, in addition to the races, will enjoy the drum band Wild Sticks, a sports equipment expo zone with bargain prices and food trucks with coffee and triathlon menu.”
The Czech Cup race will also be exciting, taking place on the same courses as the European Cup. With most of the Czech athletes attending training camps in Livigno, Italy, or the European Cup, the start list does not yet have of over 120 names has a clear favourite. Who will win the prestigious Tábor trophy?