Qatar Airways IRONMAN Barcelona Latest Event to Sell Out General Registration; Limited Entries Remain for other IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Races in Europe

May 19, 2023

Qatar Airways IRONMAN Barcelona joins IRONMAN Karnten-Klagenfurt, Austria, IRONMAN European Championship Hamburg and Mainova IRONMAN European Championship Frankfurt which have also reached sell-out status

LONDON, UK. (May 18, 2023) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – IRONMAN announced today that general registration for Qatar Airways IRONMAN® Barcelona triathlon has now sold out, whilst several other IRONMAN and IRONMAN® 70.3® triathlons across Europe are also close to selling out.

Qatar Airways IRONMAN Barcelona follows IRONMAN Karnten-Klagenfurt, Austria, IRONMAN European Championship Hamburg, and Mainova IRONMAN European Championship Frankfurt, which also reached sell-out status in the last few weeks, as athletes gear up for a bumper European race season at some of the continent’s most celebrated race destinations.

Everyone’s ultimate bucket list race, IRONMAN Wales, follows trends from previous years with its cult following and is also close to selling out.

With the popular Qatar Airways IRONMAN Barcelona now sold out, athletes looking for an alternative late season coastal race in southern Europe and the opportunity to soak up some end of summer sun, should explore IRONMAN Italy Emilia-Romagna on Sept 16 or IRONMAN Portugal Cascais on October 21.

Or, athletes on the hunt for a qualifying slot to 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship in Nice (men), or Kailua-Kona (women), should explore:

  • IRONMAN France Nice on June 25 2023
  • IRONMAN UK on July 2 2023
  • IRONMAN Switzerland Thun on July 9 2023
  • IRONMAN Vitoria-Gasteiz on July 16 2023
  • IRONMAN Kalmar on August 19 2023 – Kailua-Kona only (2023 for women, 2024 for men)
  • Qatar Airways IRONMAN Copenhagen on August 20 2023 – Kailua Kona only (2023 for women, 2024 for men)
  • IRONMAN Ireland Cork on August 20 2023 – Kailua Kona only (2023 for women, 2024 for men)

IRONMAN 70.3 Barcelona, which takes place on the same day as Qatar Airways IRONMAN Barcelona, sold out a few weeks ago, joining IRONMAN 70.3 Venice-Jesolo, IRONMAN 70.3 Marbella, IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea, and IRONMAN 70.3 Les-Sables d’Olonne-Vendée.

IRONMAN 70.3 Nice also has limited entries remaining, so athletes dreaming of racing in the glitzy Côte d’Azur and taking on one of the most famous bike climbs on the IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon circuit, should sign up now.

Athletes who are still hoping to be in with a chance of qualifying for the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in Lahti, Finland should explore:

  • IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire on June 11, 2023
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Switzerland on June 11, 2023
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg-Région Moselle
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Elsinore on June 25, 2023
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Lahti on July 1, 2023
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Andorra on July 2, 2023
  • IRONMAN 70.3 Jönköping on July 9, 2023

Athletes looking to fill out their race calendar for 2023 can check out the full schedule of events with availability at www.ironman.com/races.

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