International Elite to Compete in 18th Edition of Ironman France Nice 2023

Global top-tier triathletes gear up for a thrilling contest at the 18th Ironman France Nice 2023, setting the stage for the world championships.

International Elite to Compete in 18th Edition of Ironman France Nice 2023

Why it matters: The 18th edition of Ironman France Nice will host a competitive field of 31 professional male athletes, representing a wide range of countries and showcasing their endurance in the international arena.

Setting the pace: Nice, the European birthplace of long-distance triathlon, is preparing to welcome an exciting line-up of competitors for the 2023 Ironman France Nice, as athletes from across the globe vie for a piece of the $50,000 prize purse.

What they are saying:

  • "We're thrilled to welcome such a diverse and competitive professional field to Nice. We can't wait to see how the race unfolds," shared Christian Estrosi, Mayor of Nice.
  • Andrew Messick, race organizer, added, "This is a fantastic opportunity for athletes to make their mark on the global stage and we anticipate a hard-fought race."

By the numbers:

  • The race will feature 31 professional male athletes.
  • Athletes from 10 different countries will compete.
  • The event offers a $50,000 prize purse.

Between transition: Ironman France Nice serves as a stepping-stone for athletes aiming for a strong performance at the upcoming VinFast Ironman World Championship, also hosted in Nice.

Through Time: Over the years, athletes like Clement Mignon from France, Bart Aernouts from Belgium, and Cameron Wurf from Australia are athletes to watch.

The bottom line: With such a competitive lineup, this event is set to offer a thrilling and competitive race.