The 22nd International Alanya Triathlon and European Cup Final was held at the weekend 06./07.10.2012. A total of 392 athletes from 30 countries participated.
Overall, the event was dominated by Russian athletes. The International Triathlon Union ITU, the Triathlon Association of Turkey and the city of Alanya hosted the competition together. The 22nd International Alanya Triathlon is considered a test run for the Triathlon European Championships in 2013 that will be held in Alanya.
The Turkish disabled triathlon athlete Kemal Ozdemir finished all stages of its category in Para-Triathlon and was rewarded with applause by the many spectators. The athletes of the Para-triathlon and the athletes, who compete in the junior category, must swim 750 meters; ride 20 km bike and 5 km running. In the category of elite the athletes must complete 1,500-meter swimming, 40 km cycling and 10 km running.
And here are the results of this year’s triathlon:
1. Evgenia Sukhorucherkova RUS 1.58.49 h
2. Radka Vodickova CZ 1.58.52 h
3. Elana Danilova RUS 1.58.54 h
1. İvan Vasilev RUS 01.43.21 h
2. Vlademir Turbayevskii RUS 01.43.54 h
3. Andrey Bryukhanko RUS 01.44.16 h