On April 2 will be the appointment with the Olympic distance, while on April 23 will be the time of the star test, the middle distance
The Anfi Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria competition has been recognized internationally at the Challenge Family Awards as 'Best Race Venue', that is,
best competitive destination of the entire Challenge Family network in the world. The representatives of Mogán, Gran Canaria and Anfi Group have received the award from the race director, Jordi González.
Anfi Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria has strengthened its position as a benchmark event on a world level after once again winning recognition as the best place in the world for triathlon, in a contest in which it has beaten other destinations such as Challenge Riccione, Challenge Taiwan and Challenge Cancún. Location, climate, infrastructure, organization, Anfi Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria is the best destination on the entire world calendar thanks to its unrivaled benefits for outdoor sports all year round.
This paradise for elite competition already stood out in the last edition among the Challenge Family tests, with appointments in 27 countries on five continents. The Anfi Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria test has been divided into two days. The day
April 2 will be the date with the Olympic distance, while April 23 will be the time for the star event, the middle distance.
best destination in the world
The municipality of Mogán holds the record for sunny days and the title for the best climate in Europe, with an average temperature all year round of 24 degrees. This area in the south of Gran Canaria is the sunniest on the continent, and
In its coastal strip, the beach of Anfi del Mar stands out, an enclave of white sand, calm waters and with hotel, public and leisure and entertainment infrastructures that are unique on the island. For its part, Gran Canaria is a destination with an exceptional climate, in a strategic enclave between Europe, Africa and America, close, safe and privileged on the map.
The mayor of Mogán, Onalia Bueno, explained that
this award “is an honour”, because
“We have been working hard since 2016 to have a race of this level and it is very satisfying to see how it has consolidated and how it has grown over the years”, bringing together "true international stars so that Mogán is a benchmark in the practice and competition of this discipline". Anfi Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria also has "a great power of attraction, and a magnificent synergy that contributes to developing sports tourism" and that, without a doubt,
«It serves as inspiration and motivation for clubs and entities that organize sporting events both in Mogán and in the rest of the island».
The same idea has been underlined by the Mogan Sports councilor, Luis Becerra, who has recalled that Mogán has been awarded twice as
'Best destination for the practice of Triathlon' and that "is a symptom that this municipality has one of the best tests of this discipline" and that "we have positioned ourselves as a destination that meets the perfect conditions so that the best can enjoy sport in our Mogán Cálido Paraíso".
The Councilor for Sports of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, Francisco Castellano, thanked and congratulated the organization of the Anfi Challenge Mogán Gran Canaria for
"Become part of this award as the best international destination for the practice of triathlon". For the Ministry of Sports it is "proud to support tests like these that show that Gran Canaria is that European Island of Sports".
José Luis Trujillo, general director of the Anfi Group, has assured that "this award encourages us to continue working with more determination" and it is
"A great endorsement of Anfi, which has established itself as a unique place in the world to train and rest and where perseverance and dedication is key." All this, backed by luxury infrastructures and health security that "are fundamental and make us a perfect universe for athletes and their families".
The director of Anfi has highlighted that this recognition is possible thanks
«to the commitment and effort deployed for many years by the entire staff and where the facilities and the service offered differentiate us» . Trujillo maintains «the exceptional conditions that Anfi offers to organize any sporting event in a natural setting where training and resting during any period of the year is always possible«.
The director of the test, Jordi González, has delivered the plates and badges on behalf of the Challenge Family, a family that "comes to add in sport, in quality but also in tourist promotion".
There is no better destination ambassador than "those who enjoy it in all their senses, making the most of the climate, the infrastructurethe quality of its beaches, its roads and walks through sport, with the family and on a personal and professional level" and for the organization it is "a great satisfaction that thanks to this event the name of Gran Canaria, Mogán and Anfi del Sea are known throughout the world.