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December 12, 2023

PTO European Open To Host Spanish Middle Distance Cup

Ibiza Triathlon 2023

The PTO European Open weekend in Ibiza will also host the Spanish Middle Distance Cup in September 2024

The PTO European Open weekend in Ibiza on 28-29 September, 2024, will also host the Spanish Middle Distance Cup for Elite and Age Group categories, the Spanish Triathlon Federation (FETRI) and the Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) has confirmed.

The Spanish Middle Distance Cup will take place on Sunday 29 September over the PTO’s new 100km distance, which consists of a 2km swim, 80km bike and 18km run. There will be a prize fund of more than €15,000 for the top individual finishers as well as for the best represented clubs.

Ibiza 2023

This announcement means Ibiza will play host to the highest ranked PTO professionals and best Spanish triathletes, battling it out for the PTO European Open 2024 and domestic Spanish national titles respectively.   

The Spanish Middle Distance Cup will award a significant prize money to the leading athletes, both for the Elite as individuals and for the clubs.

In the Elite, both in the men’s and women’s categories, the winners will be awarded a sum of 2,500 €, followed by 1,500 € for the runners-up, 1,000 € for the third-placed athletes, and 500 € for the fourth and fifth-placed athletes (12,000 € in total).

Elite Prize Fund

 1st 2.500 € (Men and Women)

2nd 1.500 € (Men and Women)

3rd 1.000 € (Men and Women)

4th 500 € (Men and Women)

5th 500 € (Men and Women)

The clubs that manage to get on the podium will also have their financial reward for both men and women, with 3000 € for the first placed, 1800 € for the second and 1200 € for the third (12.000 € in total).

Club Prize Fund 

1st 3.000 € (Men and Women)

2nd 1.800 € (Men and Women)

3rd 1.200 € (Men and Women) 

There will also be prizes for the three clubs who compete in the Spanish Middle Distance Cup with the most registered athletes. There will be 2,000 € for the club with the most finishers, 1,500 € for the second and 1,000 € for the third (4,500 € in total).

All of the Age Group athletes who manage to finish their race on the podium will also receive a Spanish Middle Distance Cup medal.

Registration opening

Registration for the Age Groupers wanting to compete in the Spanish Middle Distance Cup will open this Thursday, 14 December.  Participants can complete their registration on the official website of the Spanish Triathlon Federation here and on the usual channels of FETRI and its social networks. 

Meanwhile, registrations for Elite athletes will be available from 10 January, 2024.

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For further information:

Daniel Márquez – + 34 (0) 650 646 102; [email protected]

About FETRI 

The Spanish Triathlon Federation is responsible for promoting the sport of triathlon and paratriathlon in the country. Throughout more than 30 years, it has achieved multiple successes for Spanish sport, including nine World Championships, a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games and more than 30 victories in the World Series, amongst others. https://www.triatlon.org 

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