The Professional Triathletes Organisation today announced that it will provide a professional prize purse for the TRADEINN International Triathlon – 140.6INN which will be the 2021 Spanish Long Distance Triathlon Championship to be held in Girona on May 30th.
The PTO will provide an additional €12,000 to the existing prize purse of €30,000, along with media and marketing support to showcase the event and its athletes to the sporting public. PTO Professionals will also be able to earn points towards Collins Cup qualification in addition to possibly snagging a Captain’s Pick with a stand out performance.
The 3.8km sea swim will start and finish in Platja d´Aro followed by a 180km one lap bike with an elevation of 2100m and a 42.2 km run leg finishing with 4 laps along the Platja d´Aro promenade.
Charles Adamo, Executive Chairman of PTO commented, ““We are very grateful to find opportunities to support local and regional races, our national federations and our triathlon community. It is a tribute the commitment of FETRI that they are able to overcome and host an event in these difficult times and it is an honour to be part of an event that not only puts on display the resilience of those committed to supporting our sport, but also gives our PTO Professionals in Europe the chance to race and earn points towards Collins Cup qualification”
Jorge Garcia, FETRI Events Director said, “It is a privilege to be able to hold our event in this climate. Our team has worked hard to provide athletes with the opportunity to race safely. It will be great to see professionals and amateur athletes unite for a fantastic race. We are excited to welcome PTO Professionals to the race and thank the PTO for their support”.
David Martín Gaya, CEO & Founder of TRADEINN Retails Services SL commented, “The support of the PTO to the TRADEINN International Triathlon adds tremendous value and prestige to an event that is already becoming recognised internationally. We thank the PTO for their involvement and added exposure of the event”.