Luciano Taccone and Bia Neres win the 28th International Santos Triathlon - American Cup 2019August 25, 2019
Due to the strong winds recorded on the morning of Sunday (10), in Santos (SP), it was not possible to perform swimming events by the Female and Male Elites.
On a day marked by the different weather conditions recorded on Sunday morning (10/03), in the city of Santos, on the coast of São Paulo, Argentine Luciano Taccone and Brazilian Bia Neres managed to overcome the difficulties presented by the race and won the 28th International Triathlon. Santos - American Cup 2019, with the times of 01h42min00sec and 01h57min49sec respectively.
Due to the temperature fluctuations and, above all, by the winds of approximately 40 km / h, the organization decided to cancel the swimming dispute due to the rough sea, passing the race to the duathlon model with the 10 km race course, 40 km. of cycling and another 5km of running, making it even harder to compete for elite male and female athletes.
Among the amateurs, the Olympic triathlon test usually took place, considering that the sea conditions, around 7 am (start time), were still favorable, with athletes José Belarmino de Souza Filho and Nina Keller winning the title in men and women, in distances of 1.5 km of swimming, 40 km of cycling and 10 km of running.
This year the event had a new feature: it served as a selective for the classification of Brazilian athletes for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. Therefore, the dispute had the seal of the International Triathlon Federation (ITU), with the supervision of the Brazilian Confederation of Trathlon (CBTri) and South American Triathlon Federation (CAMTRI).
Even without swimming, the race between men was extensive in running and cycling, with the final sprint set only by Argentine Luciano Taccone, who celebrated a lot at the end for his first victory on Brazilian soil and at the same time lamented the fact of the 25% decrease in the score achieved due to failure to perform the swimming test. “It really was a pity that the sea was rough. But undoubtedly, the organization thought about the safety of athletes and safeguard their health. However, I am happy for my conduct in the race and I am moving forward to qualify for the 2020 Olympics, ”said Taccone.
Among the women, the fight was also fierce between the Brazilian Beatriz Neres and the Argentine Romina Biagioli, who finished the first 10km of the race together. However on the bike, even with a fall during the course, the Brazilian managed to open advantage, which managed to lead until the end of the race, winning the third consecutive championship.
“Not having swimming ended up disrupting our strategy a little. But even so, I felt very good all the way and, even falling off my bike, I managed to surrender well the rest of the race, ”said Neres, who on Sunday embarks for Australia to participate in the Triathlon World Cup in Next sunday.
For the organizer of the event and director of NA Sports, Nubio de Almeida, the competition went smoothly and stressed the active participation of athletes during all these years. “Once again we prove that Santos is the Brazilian capital of triathlon. It is a tradition of the city and the population that embraces the competition with enthusiasm and joy, spreading to hundreds of athletes from all over Brazil and the world. During these 28 years we have had a few generations of athletes who have come here and the renewal continues to exist for the good of the sport. Therefore, I thank all those who get involved so that the triathlon remains strong and attractive ”, explained Almeida.
From now on, the focus is on the first stage of the 29th Brazil Triathlon Trophy, which takes place on April 7 in Santos. Registration is now open by the site www.trofeubrasil.com.br. More information by phone (13) 3321-8240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Sunday's event also served as the first of the five stages of the 4th Santista Triathlon Championship. The competition is intended exclusively for residents of Santos with the participation of 50 athletes between men and women. Entries were made only by donating two cans of milk to the Social Solidarity Fund.
The 28th Santos International Triathlon - American Cup 2019 was held by NA Sports, in partnership with the Santos City Hall, through the Municipal Sports Secretariat. Co-sponsorship: SantaCosntancia and Aquasphere. Collaboration: Military Police, CET Santos, Port Guard, SantosPress Communication, Medical Line, The Tribuna Communication System and Syrian Lebanese Club Santos. Support: Sabesp, São Lucas Hospital and Port of Santos. Supervision: Brazilian Triathlon Confederation (CBTRI), International Triathlon Federation (ITU) and South American Triathlon Federation (CAMTRI).
Results of the 28th Santos International Triathlon - American Cup 2019
Elite U23 - Men's
1 - Luciano Taconne (ARG) - 01h42min00sec
2 - Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) - 1h43min23sec
3 - Facundo Medard (ARG) - 01h46min33sec
4 - Gonzalo Raul Tellechea (ARG) - 01h47min02sec
5 - Miguel Lopes Hidalgo (BRA) - 01h47min13sec
U23 Elite - Women
1 - Beatriz Neres (BRA) - 01h57m49sec
2 - Romina Natali Biagioli (ARG) - 01h59min33sec
3 - Delfina Alvarez (ARG) - 02h03min45sec
4 - Marion Kin (ARG) - 02h04min01sec
5 - Djenyfer Arnold (BRA) - 02h04min25sec
Amateur - Male
1 - Jose Belarmino of Souza Filho - 02h02min21sec
2 - Rodrigo Lobo - 02h02min44eg
3 - Luan Ortiz - 02h06min43sec
4 - Thiago Godoi from Oliveira Santos - 02h06min53sec
5 - Thomas Joaquim da Silva Ferreira - 02h08min03sec
Amateur - Female
1 - Nina Keller - 2:27 AM09sec
2 - Larissa Lazzarini Furlan - 02h27min20sec
3 - Caroline Camara Lopes - 02h29min59sec
4 - Janaina Santana - 02h32min01sec
5 - Thays Fernandes - 02h33min40sec
Check out the gallery of champions
2019 - Luciano Taccone (ARG) Beatriz Neres (BRA)
2018 - Marcus Fernandes (BRA) and Beatriz Neres (BRA)
2017 - Flávio Queiroga (BRA) and Beatriz Neres (BRA)
2016 - Marcus Fernandes (BRA) and Ariane Monticeli (BRA)
2015 - Marcus Fernandes (BRA) and Luisa de Baptista Duarte (BRA)
2014 - Marcus Fernandes (BRA) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2013 - Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2012 - Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2011 - Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2010 - Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) and Nina Kraft (USA)
2009 - Reinaldo Colucci (BRA) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2008 - Paulo Henrique Miyashiro de Abreu (BRA) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2007 - Paulo Henrique Miyashiro de Abreu (BRA) and Nina Kraft (ALE)
2006 - Oscar Galindez (ARG) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2005 - Victor Plata (USA) and Carla Moreno (BRA)
2004 - Victor Plata (USA) and Gisele Bertucci (BRA)
2003 - Oscar Galindez (ARG) and Sandra Soldan (BRA)
2002 - Doug Friman (USA) and Carol Montgomery (CAN)
2001 - Oscar Galindez (ARG) and Michelle Jones (AUS)
2000 - Oscar Galindez (ARG) Suzane Nielsen (DIN)
1999 - Greg Welch (AUS) and Michelle Jones (AUS)
1998 - Oscar Galindez (ARG) and Michelle Jones (AUS)
1997 - Olivier Marceau (FRA) and Michelle Jones (AUS)
1996 - Leandro Macedo (BRA) and Michelle Jones (AUS)
1995 - Ken Glah (USA) and Carol Montgomery (CAN)
1994 - Oscar Galindez (ARG) and Carol Montgomery (CAN)
1993 - Oscar Galindez (ARG) and Melissa Mantak (USA)
1992 - Scott Molina (USA) and Sylvian Puntous (CAN)
Story - Created in 1992, the Santos International Triathlon became an official city event by the Santos City Council and since then one of the largest events of its kind in the country. The competition, conceived by NA Sports, entered the official calendar of the state of São Paulo in 1997 and has contributed to the development of sports in Brazil, as well as encouraged the exchange with the presence of big names in the sport.
About NA Sports - NA Sports is a sports related company, especially Triathlon. Founded in 1990 by businessman Nubio de Almeida, the same year held the Santista de Triathlon Circuit. Already in 1991, NA Sports introduced what would become the largest event of the sport in the country: the Brazil Triathlon Trophy. The following year, a new challenge: the holding of the Santos International Triathlon. Currently, the company organizes the two main competitions of the sport, aiming at the growth of the sport in Brazil.
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