Bolivian Bernardo Straube takes second place in the Challenge Brasilia Triathlon

Bolivian Bernardo Straube takes second place in the Challenge Brasilia Triathlon

Bolivian Bernardo Straube takes second place in the Challenge Brasilia Triathlon

April 23, 2024, 3:55 PM

April 23, 2024, 3:55 PM

In an exciting weekend of competition in Pontao do Lago sul in Brasilia, Brazil, Bolivian athlete Bernardo Straube has achieved an impressive second place in the challenging Triathlon Challenge Brasilia.

The race, which attracted 400 athletes from around the world, saw Straube excel in the 50-54 age category, demonstrating his skill and endurance in all three disciplines of the middle distance triathlon: swimming, cycling and running.

The competition began with a demanding 1900 meter swimming test, where Straube faced a single start and a fierce fight for the first positions in the water.

Despite the challenges, he managed to stay in contention, preparing for the cycling stage. The 90km drive along the highway to the airport presented an additional challenge with a total accumulated positive slope of 980 meters, forcing athletes to tackle significant climbs over three 30km laps.

The final stage of the 21 km racealong the shores of Lake Brasilia, saw Straube display his determination and resilience, completing three laps of the 7km circuit with the support of the public cheering him on every step of the way.

His final time of 4 hours and 59 minutes secured him second place in his category, consolidating his position as one of the competition’s outstanding athletes.

This remarkable achievement not only earns Straube recognition in his home country, but also secures him a spot at the prestigious World Championships. The Championship in Samorin, Slovakia, pscheduled for May 2025.

With this classification, Bernardo Straube continues to demonstrate his excellence in the world of triathlon, consolidating his position among the best athletes in his category.

After this success, Straube has his sights set on future challenges, with plans for intensive training in cycling and athletics for the next three months.

The possibility of participating in a Ironman long distance triathlon in July or Augustbefore focusing on the Ironman World Championships scheduled for December this year in New Zealand.

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