Acapulco consolidates as a safe sports destination with international level events
Acapulco is consolidating its position as a safe destination for international sporting events. The attendance of more than 1,500 athletes from 27 countries who participated in the +Ironman 70.3 Riviera Diamante is latent proof that this destination is on the road to recovery. Strict sanitary protocols were applied at all times, guaranteeing the health of the participants.
The competition kicked off at seven o'clock in the morning at the Majahua Beach pier. In this phase, the participants swam a distance of 1.9 kilometers. Then they did the cycling test, with a route of 90 kilometers, culminating with a race of just over 21 kilometers; with this circuit 70.3 miles are completed, equivalent to about 113 kilometers of travel.
Acapulco dazzled with its marvelous landscapes: sun, sea and its great natural beauties were the scenario to develop a circuit of around 113 kilometers divided into swimming, cycling, and running.
In the women's race, the first place winner was Alina Hanschke Busch of Mexico; second place went to Lorenza Guzman, also of Mexico, and third place to Julia Iglesias of Brazil. In the men's category, first place went to Eduardo Pérez Sandi; second place went to Eduardo Elías Moreno, and third place to Alberto Balderas Femat.