Ironman adds Poland to next year’s 70.3 European tour

Coastal city of Gdynia to host middle distance race next August, with age-group slots to the 2016 world champs up for grabs (along with cash prizes)

Polish city of Gdynia

The Ironman 70.3 European tour has got a new stopover for 2015 – the Polish sea port of Gdynia, a short trip along the coast from the major city of Gdansk.

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Ironman 70.3 Gdynia will be held on 8 August 2015, with 35 age-group slots on offer for the 2016 Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Mooloolaba, Queensland (Australia).

Athletes will the start the race from a beach along Gdansk Bay, and the cycling route will lead athletes through the centre of the city, while the run course takes the competitors along the seaside boulevard.

Registration will open this autumn, and more info can be found here.

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