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The 24th edition of the Ironman, considered by experts as the world’s toughest triathlon, will be held this Saturday starting at 7am in Puerto del Carmen with 1,796 competitors from 57 different nationalities.

This event, organised by Club La Santa counts towards the world championship in Hawaii (USA) and this time it has managed to gather a great number of Spanish triathletes (620), British (439) and German (145)

The participants in the Ironman Lanzarote will have to complete a demanding first leg of swimming 3.8 kilometres, a bike segment of 180.2 kilometres through the volcanic part of the island and, finally, a running race of 42, 2 kilometres, which presents the novelty of going through the city of Arrecife.

The organisation has estimated that the first competitors will reach the finish line around 15.35 hours.

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