After a 2021 still marked by the pandemic, it seems that 2022 could be the year of the return to complete sporting normality. So let’s review the 2022 Medium Distance Triathlon calendar. Here’s what we know so far:
Club La Santa IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote
The test will open the 2022 Medium Distance Triathlon Calendar in our country. Daniel Baekkegard and Anne Haug They were the winners of the last edition in a test where Eneko Llanos and Víctor del Corral have also won.
The next March, 19, Club La Santa will once again host a new edition of IRONMAN 70.3 Lanzarote.
In 2021 Challenge Salou had to be held during the month of October due to the pandemic, but in 2022 it recovers its usual date. Collin Chartier y Lisa Norden they were the winners of a test that ended up becoming a duathlon due to the storm.
Another of the great international franchises starts its calendar in Spain next April 3.
The Portocolom Triathlon returns on April 10th with two modalities: Distance 55.5 and Distance 111. Joan Nadal and Simone Kumhofer were the winners of the queen distance in its last edition in 2021.
Anfi Challenge Mogan – Gran Canaria
Probably the most anticipated test at the beginning of each season. In recent years Anfi Challenge Mogan – Gran Canaria has brought together triathletes of the stature of Alistair Brownlee, Patrick Lange, Jan Frodeno, Nicola Spirig o Lisa Norden.
In addition, Gran Canaria welcomes some of our great athletes each year, such as Pablo Dapena, Albert Moreno, Sara Pérez and Judith Corachán.
The 2022 edition is already dated: April 23rd. Let’s hope that the high level to which we are accustomed will be repeated!
Terres de l’Ebre Double Olympic Triathlon
Although the test was held continuously between 2011 and 2019, the 2020 and 2021 editions were not carried out due to COVID. This double Olympian with 3.000 swimming meters, 90 kilometers of bike and 20 miles of running back to end of April 2022.
International Infinitri Half Triathlon Peñíscola
Except for the distances with the franchises (IRONMAN and Challenge), today Half Peñíscola will be the proof that more prizes will be distributed in 2022: a total of 10,000 euros in prizes.
Peñíscola, which will also be scoring for PTO ranking, hopes to consecrate the international leap that it already took in 2019 with the presence of Tim Don. The appointment of 2022 will be the May 1st.
Sapphire IRONMAN 70.3 Alcúdia-Mallorca
During four editions (between 2014 and 2017) IRONMAN 70.3 Mallorca had PRO participation, something that the race had lost during its last editions and that it recovers, according to the IRONMAN calendar, in 2022.
The next May 7th It is expected that some of the great international names will meet again in an event that has already crowned triathletes of the stature of David McNamee O Daniela Ryf.
Undoubtedly one of the tests that has grown the most in recent years. By 2022 their 500 numbers were sold out in less than 24 hours.
In 2020 it brought together names like Emilio Aguayo, Sara Pérez, Roberto Sánchez Mantecón or Laura Gómez.
The test, with 1,500 meters of swimming, 60 kilometers by bike and 15 kilometers on foot, returns next May 8.
Half Triathlon Pamplona – Iruña
Another of the tests that has already hung the full poster for 2020. The next may 14 Half Triathlon Pamplona takes over from Bilbao Triathlon and will host the Spanish Medium Distance Championship.
Gustavo Rodríguez, Eneko Llanos, Cesc Godoy, Laura Gómez, Aida Valiño and Lucía Blanco They were on the podium in 2021.
Mediterranean Epic Triathlon
A test that debuts on the calendar in style: Javier Gómez Noya has already confirmed his presence. Mediterranean Epic Triathlon, to be held in Oropesa del Mar, will also feature a big prize pool.
There are still numbers left!
The TriTour Amposta 2022 (Tarragona) will host four modalities: next May 28 and 29: short, sprint, olympic and half. Registration is not open yet.
Half Madrid Triathlon
The second edition of the Half Madrid Triathlon will arrive at Casa de Campo next May 22nd. Andrea Cordero and Carlos Mancebo were crowned with victory in 2021.
The organization has asked the FETRI to enter the National Ranking of Medium and Long Distance.
Half Triathlon Mequinenza
Its first edition took place in 2014 and only COVID in 2020 could remove it from the calendar. The Mequinenza triathlon is one of the leading competitions on the national and Aragonese calendar.
The June 5, 2022 the starting horn will sound again in a test that will be the regional championship of the modality
Pilar Arias and Iván Álvarez were the winners in 2021 of an event that starts from the Buitrago de Lozoya reservoir. The test returns next 11th of June along with an Olympian without drafting and a sprint.
Banyoles Half Triathlon
Roger Manyà and Ivet Farriols were the winners of the 2021 edition, in which 360 triathletes gathered. The test, consisting of 1,900 meters of swimming, 80 kilometers by bike and 20 kilometers on foot, returns next June 12, 2022.
La Rioja Triathlon
One of the events indicated in the 2022 Medium Distance Triathlon Calendar. La Rioja Triathlon, valid for the MD and LD Triathlon Spanish Cup, brings together some of the names of the national triathlon each season: Gustavo Rodríguez and Eva Ledesma were the winners in its last edition.
The triathlon returns to La Rioja on June 18 from 2022 with more than 5,000 euros in prizes.
Famous for being the the only IRONMAN distance triathlon in Galicia, Northwest Triman celebrates its eighth edition in 2022, in which, as every year, it will have a half modality as well. Write down the date of one of the most special triathlons in our country: June 26th.
Salamanca Medium Distance Triathlon
Although at the moment there is no date For the 2022 edition, the medium-distance triathlon is expected to return to Salamanca next year, in a test that, in addition, is scoring for the MD and LD Ranking of the Spanish Triathlon Federation.
Castilla y León Challenge
A test that gradually gains more weight each year. In 2021, Mikel Ugarte and Gurutze Frades they took the cat to the water in an event organized by the Desafío Sports Club and the Castilla y León Triathlon Federation.
Although the organization has not announced the date for the 2022 edition, it takes place every year at mid-August.
For two years it has hosted the Spanish championship of the modality, but now it releases a witness that Pamplona collects to face an even greater challenge: the 24th September from 2022 Bilbao will host the European Championship of Medium Distance Triathlon and Aquabike.
Infinitri Half Triathlon Almassora
No date yet for 2022, but with the certainty that the triathlon will return to Almassora for another year. The month of September It is usually the date chosen for this event that each season offers HALF and OLYMPIC + distance (without drafting).
Every year Gandía hosts one of the last blows of the season. October 15, 2022 an event returns that will have three distances: Full, Half & Short.
Challenge Peguera Mallorca
For its part, Mallorca welcomes the closing of the international season in our country with the celebration of the last great test. In 2021 Challenge Peguera brought together names like Nicola Spirig, Lucy Hall, Imogen Simmonds, Frederik Funk, Magnus Ditlev or Ruedi Wild.
The event returns in 2022: October 15th.
Cabo de Gata Níjar Triathlon
The last appointment of the 2022 Medium Distance Triathlon calendar. After Cabo de Gata, all that remains is to rest and think about next year. Although it is not so widely recognized in the media, the proof stands out for its environment (the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata) and its hardness.
The 2022 edition does not yet have a date, but it is held every year at mid october.
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Medium Distance Triathlon Calendar 2022 – Planet Triathlon