Jorge Garcia: “A venue for triathlon competition at the first European Games is amazing”

Baku, May 6, AZERTAC

“A venue for triathlon competition at the first Baku-2015 European Games is amazing,” said technical delegate from the European Triathlon Union (ETU) Jorge Garcia, who watched Azerbaijan’s first ever triathlon event at Bilgah Beach, ahead of the Baku-2015 inaugural European Games.

“It was a great event. We had the opportunity to test everything well ahead of time. We are really looking forward to the competition during the Baku 2015 European Games.”

The triathlon competition at the Baku 2015 European Games will be held on June 13 and 14 at Bilgah Beach. A total of 130 athletes will take part, 65 men and 65 women, with the women’s event taking place on June13, following by the men’s event the next day. The winners of each event will receive an automatic place for their NOC to take part in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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