2023 Dongguan Triathlon showcases vibrant sports atmosphere and stunning ecology
2023-05-30 17:28     Source : DongguanToday


Triathlon, a challenging multisport event that combines swimming, cycling, and running, attracts athletes from around the globe. On May 28, the city of Dongguan hosted a remarkable triathlon event that brought together nearly 600 athletes from 18 different cities, including Dongguan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Xiamen, Foshan, and even 26 international competitors from Australia, America, France, Mexico and other countries. These diverse athletes, along with participants residing in various cities within the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, showcased the global appeal and inclusive nature of the event. 

The 2023 Dongguan Triathlon witnessed impressive displays of athleticism and endurance by the participating athletes. The course covered a total distance of approximately 51.5 kilometers, including a 1.5-kilometer swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride, and a 10-kilometer run. In the swimming segment, athletes powered through the water with finesse, demonstrating exceptional technique and speed. The cycling leg showcased their endurance and strategic decision-making as they maneuvered through Dongguan's scenic routes. Finally, the running segment witnessed a display of sheer determination as the participants pushed themselves to their limits, cheered on by an enthusiastic crowd.

The triathletes, both local and international, were deeply impressed by Dongguan's stunning natural beauty and commitment to ecological preservation. The city's lush greenery, clean air, and well-maintained parks created a picturesque backdrop for the event. Many participants expressed their gratitude for the opportunity to compete in such a pristine environment, highlighting the harmony between sport and nature that Dongguan embodies.

Editor: Zheng Sihui