Cozumel hands over ITU flag to Rotterdam

19 September, 2016

Cozumel hands over ITU flag to Rotterdam

With the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Cozumel coming to a close, Cozumel has handed over the Grand Final baton to Rotterdam. From 14-17 September 2017 the final event of the World Triathlon Series will be held in the heart of Rotterdam

 

On Sunday, in an official ceremony the flag of the ITU was given to the Local Organising Committee of Rotterdam 2017. A spectacular video was subsequently shown introducing next year’s host city.

Over the last week triathletes in Cozumel got acquainted with the next host of the Grand Final. In the Rotterdam 2017 expo stand people were informed about the course, registration and the different options for travel and stay.

Rotterdam will be the spectacular setting for the final of the World Triathlon Series for elite men and women. The city will also be host of the world championships for paratriathlon, U-23, juniors and agegroupers.

For four days the skyline of Rotterdam will be the spectacular backdrop for approximately 8000 of the world’s best triathletes competing for the world title in their respecative age categories.