June 23, 2024

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Emeritus triathlete Peru Lozano qualifies for Ironman 70.3 World Cup in New Zealand – Merida

Emeritus triathlete Peru Lozano qualifies for Ironman 70.3 World Cup in New Zealand – Merida

On an exciting day in Tangier, triathlete Peru Lozano Garcia made his journey. The Ironman 70.3 World Championship is scheduled for December 14-15, 2024 in New Zealand.

Peru Lozano Garcia, a 33-year-old Emeritus, traveled to Morocco with the aim of ensuring his participation in the prestigious IRONMAN 70.3 Championship. In an epic race, the athlete swam 1900 meters across the Bay of Tangier and started in 28th place. He then perfected his specialty by cycling 90 kilometers along the beautiful Moroccan coast. During the bike leg, he gave himself the boost he needed to face the run race strongly, climbing to an impressive 9th place in the general classification.

In the final stretch, the half marathon, 21 km on the crowded Tangier promenade, he crossed the finish line in 8th place overall and 5th in his category to earn a place in the starting box of the World Championships.

With three years of experience in triathlon at the national level, Peru Lozano has shown remarkable progress. In addition, he was a fundamental part of his cycling team, the Kazakh team, where he excelled on the road routes. His hard work and dedication is now focused on what will be the most important competition of his career as an athlete, which will materialize in December 2024.

Peru Lozano is already ready to face this exceptional and unique challenge. Sports enthusiasts are eagerly waiting to see his performance in the Ironman 70.3 World Championship.