Regional triathlon competitions were held in the Olympic Park

Regional triathlon competitions were held in the Olympic Park: Photo
16.06.2014

Sochi hosted triathlon competitions on June 14-15 as part of the III Summer Sports Contest of Kuban Youth. The tournament was attended by 60 athletes aged 17 to 23 years from Tikhoretsk, Belorechensk, Goryachy Klyuch and Krasnodar.

The competitions were held at the Olympic distance, including open water swimming at a distance of 1.5 km, cycling at 40 km and running 10 km. The competitions were held in a continuous sequence, the start of the triathlon was the mass start of the swimming stage, the finish was the completion of the running segment by the athlete. The winners of the Spartakiad were the pupils of the Tikhoretsk triathlon school Vyacheslav Pimenov and Olga Agapova in women.

The tournament was held on the territory of the Olympic Park, the site was chosen for a reason. Modern sports infrastructure and Olympic spirit allowed athletes to show high results. Among the participants of the competition were prize-winners of the European Championship, winners of the European Cup and Russian Triathlon Champions, hopeful of Olympic victories.

«Athletes are special guests for us, the atmosphere of the Olympic Games still hovers in the walls of our room fund. The feeling that a few months ago this place was the center of world sports only inspires young competitors. As the athletes themselves noted, the location of the city-hotel «Barkhatnye sezony» near the sea and the Olympic Park contributed to the comfortable conduct of triathlon competitions,» said Dmitry Anfinogenov, head of the room fund of Omega Center OJSC.

Press service of JSC «Omega Center»