Mexico’s picturesque Santa Cruz Bay set the scene for the 2019 ITU Huatulco World Cup.
In the firing heat, of the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, Canada’s Tyler Mislawchuk and USA’s Summer Rappaport executed perfect race setups, to be awarded with the World Cup gold medals.
The elite athletes tested their race best over a sprint-distance course, which featured a 750-metre swim, 20-kilometre bike and 5-kilometre run course. The course was lined with Mexican support which was a showing of their passion for the sport and loyalty to their home heroes of triathlon.
65 elite men lined up along Santa Cruz Bay to compete in the 2019 Huatulco World Cup. The field was stacked with experienced men, looking to earn valuable Olympic qualification points.