The Olympic Triathlon City of Palermo saw around 260 individual athletes, 10 relay teams, and four English representatives, with 56 Italian organizations represented. The event, which includes swimming, cycling, and running challenges, continues to grow in popularity with increasing participants and more spectators. The race, which started at the Valdesi beach, included a 1500-meter swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride, and a 10-kilometer run. The event drew hundreds of onlookers to support and cheer on the athletes. The race, revived in 2014, is the final stage of the Italian Triathlon Federation championship and has gained attention from athletes nationwide. The event organizers hope to continue expanding and improving with the support of local institutions. The scenic location of the race, including the Favorita park and the Gulf of Mondello, adds to its appeal, making it a highly anticipated event.
Il meglio del triathlon mondiale a Mondello, l’assessore Figuccia: «Palermo si conferma il centro del grande sport»