The road has been long and hard, but after much effort and training, Ofelia Patiño Reyes, a native of Saltillo, Cohauila state in Mexico, has fulfilled her dream: to participate in a World Cup, and not just that, but he’s going to do it in two!
After qualifying second in the federation’s ranking, next September, Ofelia will pack for Gold Coast Queensland in Australia where the 2018 triathlon world championship takes place on September 16.
Ofelia won the first place in the Huatulco triathlon held on June 9, which gave her a direct pass to the 2019 World Cup to be held in Switzerland.
Participate in the SPRINT category 50-54 ST which includes the following sports disciplines and distances: 750 m in swimming, 20 km of cycling and 5 km of running.
Different moments of the Huatulco triathlon in which Ofelia won a direct pass to the 2019 World Cup in Switzerland.
Times achieved by Ofelia in the Huatulco triathlon in which she obtained the first place in the classification.
Encourage Ofelia through her Facebook!
Did you know …?
• Triathlon was considered an Olympic sport for the first time at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
• Includes three sports disciplines (swimming, cycling and running) that are carried out in order without interruption.
• The transition times between one test and another are called T1 (from swimming to running on a bike) and T2 (from running to running).
• There are 8 types of competitions according to the distances covered: children’s triathlon, super sprint, sprint, short, olympic (3.8 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 10 km running), medium and long distance and Ironman (3 , 8 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 42.195 km of running, that is, a marathon!).