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18 athletes countries come to Itaipu Ironman, the only binational test of the Ironman

18 athletes countries come to Itaipu Ironman, the only binational test of the Ironman



Next Saturday 27, happens the second binational edition of Triathlon Ironman.

The route is all done inside Itaipu, beginning in Hernandarias, in Paraguay, and ending in Foz do Iguaçu, on the Brazilian side of the Plant. The course entirely within the area of ​​Itaipu made in 2015 was highly praised by competitors, and this year competitors will meet 1.9 km swimming, 90.1 km cycling and 21.1 km racing.

18 athletes countries come to Itaipu Ironman, the only binational test of the Ironman

09h30 is expected to begin, and the organization estimates 650 athletes from 18 countries will participate. There is the possibility of the test being done in individual or also relay mode, for athletes who do not yet face the full course, but do not want to miss the unique experience that is the Ironman.

The format of the course is not the same as last year, but the organizers expect the result to be as enjoyable as the last race.

The first challenge will be swimming, starting in the Paraguayan part, in the city of Hernandarias. There will be 1.900 meters in a rectangular, clockwise fashion, with three intermediate buoys on the longer legs.

The 90 km of cycling will be in three laps, leaving the Paraguayan part of the plant by wooded roads. In this section, athletes bypass one of the world's largest power substations - the Itaipu Right Margin Substation.

The athletes will travel beautiful sections of the plant and of tourist highlight, such as the Dam, the Lake of Itaipu, the Channel of Piracema and the Central Lookout. The second and third rounds start in front of the Visitors Reception Center (CRV) on the Brazilian side. There will be three hydration stations, with nine supply opportunities.

The 21,1 km of racing, in just one lap, will start in front of the Visitors Reception Center (CRV), through Unila (University of Latin American Integration), Cineteatro dos Barrageiros, Mirante do Vertedouro and, by the Beira-Rio route, from where one of the most beautiful views of the plant is seen.

Programming

25 August - Thursday - Itaipu Binacional

9h - 19h - Expo-Ironman (CRV Brazil)

9h - 19h - Escorts Register (CRV Brasil-Expo)

9h - 19h - Delivery of Kits (CRV Brasil-Expo)

26 August - Friday - Itaipu Binacional

9h - 19h - Expo-Ironman (CRV Brazil)

9h - 19h - Escorts Register (CRV Brasil-Expo)

9h - 18h - Delivery of Kits (CRV Brasil-Expo)

9h40 - 18h - Transfer Bike Check-in (CRV Brazil)

10h - 18h - Bike Check-in (Right Margin Itaipu-Paraguay)

10h - 18h - Painting of Athletes (Right Margin Itaipu-Paraguay - Bike Check-in)

18h - Technical Congress - Portuguese 1 (CRV Brasil - Auditorium)

19h - Technical Congress - Portuguese 2 (CRV Brasil - Auditorium)

20h - Technical Congress - English / Spanish (CRV Brasil - Auditorium)

18 athletes countries come to Itaipu Ironman, the only binational test of the Ironman

27 August - Saturday - Itaipu Binational

9h - 19h - Expo-Ironman (CRV Brazil)

6h - 08h30 - Start Access Transfer (Vila C Parking)

7h - 9h - Access to the Transition / Start Area (Right Margin Itaipu-Paraguay)

9h30 - 10h05 - Start (in waves) (Right Margin Itaipu-Paraguay)

14h - Awards (CRV Brazil - Arrival)

15h - 19h - Bike and Check Out Bags (CRV Brasil - T2)

28 August - Sunday - Itaipu Binacional

9h - 12h - Expo-Ironman (CRV Brazil - Arrival)

9h - 12h - Lost and Found (CRV Brazil - Secretary Ironman)

9h - Age Range Awards (CRV Brasil - Tenda Médica)

10h30 - Ironman 70.3 World Championship Vacancies (CRV Brasil - Tenda Médica)

CRV Brasil = Visitor Reception Center (Foz do Iguaçu) - Av. Tancredo Neves, 6702

CRV Brazil - Parking - Av. Tancredo Neves, 6702 - R $ 12,00 per day

Vila C Parking - Brazil = Rua Goiânia s / n - free

2015 Results

Male

1) Cid Florêncio Santos Barbosa (BRA), 4h22min49seg

2) Luis Henrique Ohde (BRA), 4h25min37seg

3) Marcos Vinícius de Faria (BRA), 4h30min04seg

18 athletes countries come to Itaipu Ironman, the only binational test of the Ironman

Female

1) Maria Porrini (URU), 4h57min59seg

2) Natália Moraes (BRA), 5h27min40seg

3) Florência Carrizosa (BRA), 5h27min46seg



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