Torre de Esteban Hambran Duathlon event to be held on March 17, 2013 to include the visit of the Triathlon Paralympic World Champion
Duathlon is an individual endurance sport, which combines two sports modalities: athletics and cycling. On March 17, 2013 will be a Duathlon event between the regions of La Torre de Esteban Hambrán and Méntrida, both in the province of Toledo, Spain. The Paralympic Triathlon world champion Juan Antonio Rodríguez Gomez will be attending the event.
Spain, February 25, 2013 -- La Torre de Esteban Hambrán, Toledo, Spain. Duathlon is an individual endurance sport, which combines two sports modalities: athletics and cycling. It comprises these sport modalities in the following order: running, cycling and running. It has a variant that is the mountain duathlon held in unpaved roads and uses a mountain bike. It can be considered a form of triathlon and should not be confused with biathlon. In duathlon, the more physically demanding event is known as the Powerman (10 km race walk, 150 km cycling and 30 km running), like the Ironman triathlon. Duathlon takes place both on the road and in the mountains.
On March 17, 2013 will be a Duathlon event between the regions of La Torre de Esteban Hambrán and Méntrida, both in the province of Toledo, Spain. Attendees and participants of this exciting sport have the opportunity to enjoy not only the practice of this demanding sport but also a chance to meet live the current Paralympic Triathlon world champion Juan Antonio Rodríguez Gómez. The world champion proudly represents the city of La Torre de Esteban Hambrán where he is considered a local hero since he won his title in July 2012 at the world championships held in Vitoria, Spain. The city invites with the support of its representative, the Lady Mayoress Emma Garcia Sanchez, the entire national and international sports community to enjoy this event live.
This is also a great opportunity for international and national spectators who visit this area for the first time to become familiar with tourism and cultural offerings of one of the most charismatic and traditional cities in the region of Castilla La Mancha where the local cuisine and the beauty of the city and its natural landscapes will delight all who come to see live the outcome of this spectacular event. Attendees will also find information on how to attend the traditional celebration of Easter at La Torre de Esteban Hambrán where the guilds of La Soledad, Jesus of Nazareth and the Holy Sepulchre show, as they have done for over 100 years, religious carvings with great symbolic meaning.
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