The Ironman in the city of the Bronze Horseman

19.06.2018

On June 21, in the preparation for "Enduroman Arch to Arc" race (ultratriatlon), St. Petersburg resident Evgeny Nikitin who has 15 finished Ironman races, is going to swim 25 km from St. Petersburg to Kronshtadt across the Gulf of Finland.

For Evgeny and his team, this swim is going to be one of the important trainings within the preparation for the main event of this year in the world of triathlon - Enduroman A2A contest. In July 2018 Evgeny Nikitin - a Russian athlete, the founder, the leader and the chief coach of JusTTri sports club (justtri.ru) is taking part in the world's most difficult ultratriathlon race - from the Marble Arch in London to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris with the total length of 476 km. It includes a 140 km run from London to Dover, a marathon swim through the Channel (36 km) and a 300 km cycle race from Calais to the Champs Elysees.

As few as 10 to 12 people a year have permission to participate in Enduroman A2A. During the entire 17-years history of this triathlon contest only 27 people have made a finish, and two finishes were awarded posthumously. The participants are given only 7 days to cover the Enduroman A2A distance. The stopwatch is launching at the start in London will stop only at the finish moment in Paris. It is possible to have a rest, sleep and recover, but all this time will also count towards the result.

 Evgeny Nikitin was qualified to participate in Enduroman A2A and began training in December 2017. The competition is going to take place on July 14 to 21, 2018. Evgeny’s task is to become the first Russian finisher of this grandiose ultratriathlon race.


More information (in Russian) here, 
or by phone +7 952 266-6540, Varvara Zverkova, manager@justtri.ru
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Evgeny Nikitin's information partner is St.Petersburg Card. Mass media agencies and services are invited to cover the athlet's participation in Enduroman Arch to Arc Triathlon.

For cooperation matters, please, contact Valeria Malysheva, head of marketing communications dept., +7 921 883-6008, pr@petersburgcard.com

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