Ironman World Champion Daniela Ryf comes to Arlberg
The women’s world-champion medium (70.3) & long-distance triathlete has signed up for the next Vorarlberg Triathlon.
This year’s Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon has even more to offer. Swiss athlete Daniela Ryf, currently the world’s top women’s medium (70.3) & long-distance triathlete, today announced her participation in the event. Ryf is a 4-time World Champion over the medium distance (70.3), and has now won the Ironman Hawaii for the fourth consecutive year. On 25 August, she will for the first time take part in a triathlon in Vorarlberg. Daniela Ryf is hard to beat in whatever event she tackles. That applies to both long and medium distance races (70.3).
Arlberg: a new challenge
For the first time, Daniela Ryf is set to conquer Arlberg. She will be accompanied by her team, the Daniela_Ryf_Birds, who will compete in the Spirit European Triathlon League – sponsored by The Heimat for the runner-up places. The Heimat apartments site practically offers front-row seats to this absolute sporting highlight of the year. During the morning, the World Champion and her Birds will cycle through the Hochtannberg pass from Schröcken heading toward Warth.
Daniela Ryf: “I can’t wait to compete with my Daniela_Ryf_Birds in the Austrian Championships in the Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon, the fourth race of the Spirit Triathlon Series!”
Warm-up for 70.3 World Championship in Nice
For Daniela Ryf, participation in the Trans Vorarlberg Triathlon is a warm-up for her attempt to defend her title at the 70.3 World Championship, which takes place on 7 September in Nice. On 12 October, Daniela will compete in Kailua-Kona for her fifth Hawaii title in a row.
Final places for the TRANS Vorarlberg Triathlon available
This year for the first time, the Austrian National Championships will take place during this event. Individuals, teams, companies and clubs are also welcome to take part in the triathlon. There are still some places left. Register here at the latest by 11.59 p.m. on Monday, 19 August:
Source: Thomas Kofler, proevent-cycling.at (extract)