600 athletes from over 30 countries took part in the 6th Ayia Napa Triathlon

The “6th AYIA NAPA TRIATHLON” event took place with great success on Sunday 17 March, at the Nissi Beach Resort, organized by NIREAS TRIATHLON and the Municipality of Ayia Napa!

Over 600 athletes from 30 different countries, including some of the biggest names abroad, took part in the three different races of several distances, like the Hellenic Bank Middle Distance Triathlon, which included 1.9km swimming, 90km cycling and 21km running, the Triathlon that included 1.5km swimming, 40km cycling and 10km running and the Sprint Triathlon that included 750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running.

At the awards ceremony, the Mayor of Ayia Napa, Mr. Yiannis Karousos stated his satisfaction for the establishment of this important sporting event and its growth every year and emphasized that the Municipality of Ayia Napa will always stand by and support the “Ayia Napa Triathlon”.

“We are delighted for the fact that over 5,000 visitors have visited Ayia Napa, resulting in full hotels and proving that we are on our way to accept tourists for the whole year”. The Mayor added that the Municipality will also help organize other sporting events, as they promote Ayia Napa all over the world and upgrade the sporting tourism that is being developed in Cyprus.

Learn more about the Ayia Napa Triathlon here: https://ayianapatriathlon.com/