European Triathlon Cup and Parathriathlon World Cup
The Regional Triathlon Association of Madeira and the Triathlon Federation of Portugal are organising the European Triathlon Cup and the Parathriathlon World Cup, a sports event held between October,19th to 20th.
This competition is aimed at 300 elite athletes representing national teams from Europe and the rest of the world. The regional competition is being held alongside the Portuguese Cup.
On the following day the Parathriathlon World Cup will also be taking place. The Triathlon is a sport that pushes athletes to their limits in three different stages: swimming, cycling and running. Each stage requires the athlete to be in peak physical condition. The triathlon consists of a 1500m swim, a 40km cycle and a 10km run carried out consecutively.