Over 140 triathletes from Indian and abroad will be participating in the Goa Triathlon 113. India’s first 113 kms distance Triathlon with an open water sea swim leg is being held at the Vainguinim beach and on the Goa University road.
The event which has a time limit of 8.5 hourse will begin before 8 a.m. and end by 4.30 p.m.
Swiss Ironman triathlete, Pablo Erat, five-times champion of the Goa Triathlon will be the star attraction, while Kaustubh Radkar, India’s most accomplished Ironman triathlete with 22 Ironman titles will be the race director of the event. While the foreign triathletes are from Japan, Sweden, Australia, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Finland, several Indian triathletes from Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru and Surat are competing in the event which carries a total prize money of `1,90,000. The triathletes will first swim 1.9 kms in the Vainguinim Bay, followed by a 90km cycle ride on the Goa University road and will finally conclude with a 21.1 km half marathon run on the same route.
Spectators can cheer the triathletes from designated spots on the Vainguinim beach and along the Goa University road.