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2018 ETU Long Distance Champs switched to Challenge Madrid

All change for the 2018 ETU Long Distance Triathlon Championship with a new date and venue. Challenge Madrid in September will be the new host.

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Regensburg out, Madrid in for ETU Long Distance Champs 2018

Important news and changes here for those of you (and over 70 had already registered on the British Triathlon website), looking to qualify for and race at the 2018 ETU Long Distance Triathlon European Championship.

Previously scheduled for Challenge Regensburg, Germany on 12th August 2018, the new location for the race with be Challenge Madrid (www.challenge-madrid.com) on 23rd September 2018.

Challenge Madrid

This change follows the recent news of the demise of the Regensburg event, with organisers PureEndure Event GmbH & Co. KG filing for bankruptcy.

Challenge Family added the race in Madrid for the first time in 2017 – from which we published a full gallery, courtesy of José Luis Hourcade, HERE.

The 2017 Championships were held at Challenge Almere-Amsterdam in The Netherlands, the Elite title being earned by Great Britain’s Joe Skipper, along with 13 medals for the GB team in the Age-Group event (details HERE).

Challenge Madrid

John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.

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