The organization of Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon announced this Wednesday the suspension of the test, scheduled for October 24, due to the current health situation that lives in the Canary Islands because of the pandemic of coronavirus, prioritizing the safety and health of both the participants and the fans.
As explained by the organizers in a statement, in recent weeks “work has been done on the necessary health protocols for a sporting event of these characteristics and always in accordance with the measures established” by the National Triathlon Federation. At all times, they have added, they have searched “formulas for the event to go ahead“on October 24 on the island.
However, both the organizers and the authorities involved in the development of the event have finally decided to suspend it “at not having the right circumstances for its celebration and it is more important today to continue taking measures to fight a pandemic that has disrupted plans worldwide. ”