New York Triathlon Canceled by heat alert

By Patricia Martinez

For the first time in its history 18 editions, New York triathlon was canceled to prevent health problems and logistics due to the heat wave that lives the city and arreciará this weekend.

triathlon, I would have had almost 4 thousand athletes, It was announced for Sunday 21, when it is expected that the temperature ronde 98 degrees Fahrenheit in the region, with superior thermal sensation by moisture.

The demanding competition will not be rescheduled. From the famous cancellation “New York Marathon” Hurricane Sandy in 2012, He had not lived a similar experience in the sports calendar of the city.

“It is with great disappointment that we announce the cancellation of the New York City Triathlon Verizon 2019”, organizers said in a statement, quoted by New York Post.

“After exhausting all options to mitigate exposure of athletes, volunteers and spectators, we can not provide a safe experience event or a weekend alternative career”, they expressed.