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Big Canadian presence at Ixtapa.

It will be another busy weekend of racing, and Canadians will have strong representation in Ixtapa, Mexico on Saturday. Canada’s Clarke Lind will race in Brasschaat, Belgium on Sunday. Find out more below.

Ixtapa ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup – Saturday May 28

Ixtapa, Mexico

Distances: Swim: 1.5km Bike: 40km Run: 10km
Beach Mass Start

2 Lap Swim course: Deep Ocean
2 Lap Bike Course: Flat, with 4 hills in the middle section of the course

4 Lap Run Course: Almost Flat

10:30 Elite Men Start
10:33 Elite Women Start

Canadian men

6 Kyle Jones

9 Andrew Russell

10 Brent McMahon

24 Andre Paul Baillargeon Smith

25 Andrew Yorke

27 Jon Bird

31 Patrice Hamelin

32 Yanik Leduc

37 Grant Burwash

43 Cole Stewart

Canadian Women

60 Alexandra Coates

61 Manon Letourneau

70 Joanne Traves

74 Rachael Edwards

Brasschaat ITU Triathlon Premium European Cup – Sunday May 29

Brasschaat, Belgium

Distances: Swim:1.5 km; Bike: 39.5 km; Run: 10.0 km;

Start Mechanism: pontoon

Swim course: Number of laps:2

Water temperature: 18-20°C, lake

Bike Course: Number of laps: 5 ( 7.1 km) + junction track (4.0 km)

Completely flat course in the center of the town.

The correct distance for the bike course explaining that essential roadworks have resulted in a 1500m section being lost.

Run Course:  Number of laps: 4 + junction (0.425 km)

Flat course in central park of the town; fully asphalted track.

One Canadian taking part:

83 Clarke Lind

Zwevegem ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup – Sunday May 29

Zwevegem, Belgium

Distances: Swim: 750 m Bike: 20 km Run: 5 km

Start Mechanism: Deep water

Swim course: Number of laps: 1

Water temperature: 18 – 20°, Canal

Bike Course: Number of laps: 4

Mostly flat with 2 turning points of 180° and 1 bridge on the route

Run Course: Number of laps: 2

Flat – asphalt – turning point after 1.25 km