The third round of the ITU World Cup season returns to Huatulco this year, for the final world cup event within the Olympic Qualification period. It’s the fifth year that Huatulco has hosted a World Cup event and it’s one of the toughest courses, with a technical and steep hill.
This year, both the Elite Women’s and Men’s races are highlighted by athletes chasing those valuable Olympic qualifying points and a breakthrough World Cup win. South Africa’s Gillian Sanders and Argentina’s Gonzalo Raul Tellechea will wear the respective No.1 for the first time in an ITU World Cup, while the other contenders are a mix of rising stars and veterans like Line Jensen (DEN), Flora Duffy (BER), Claudia Rivas (MEX), Pamela Oliveira (BRA), Marina Damlaimcourt (ESP), Erhard Wolfaardt (RSA), Tyler Butterfield (BER) Ryan Sissons (NZL), Bruno Pais (POR), Reinaldo Colucci (BRA), Diogo Sclebin (BRA), and Ivan Rana (ESP).
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