Monday, 31 July 2023
The third edition of the International Triathlon Tournament "Ruse Cup" was held at the renovated rowing base in the village of Nikolovo over the weekend. The race was organized by SC "Triathlon - Dalian" with the support of Ruse Municipality, and the prizes and gifts were provided by Ruse companies supporting the sport.
More than 120 participants from 10 licensed teams from Bulgaria and Romania took part in the competition, as well as representatives of the national team of Ukraine.
"Your participation in the tournament is a test of your strength and endurance, and even if you don't make it to the podium, be proud that you gave your best," Mayor Pencho Milkov addressed the participants. He opened the competition and thanked the organizers for the fact that for the third year in a row the Lipnik Forest Park became the arena of the contested race.
The host SC "Triathlon - Dalian" participated with 17 athletes in different age groups in the individual events and 5 more in the relays. The winners were awarded by Deputy Mayor Dimitar Nedev.
After its worthy performance at the "Cup Ruse", the next challenge for SC "Triathlon - Dalian" is the state championship at the Rowing Base Plovdiv, which will be held on 12 and 13 August.
The standings in the competition can be seen here.