VIK hotels group oficial sponsor of the Ocean Lava Lanzarote Triathlon
Vik Hotels - 05/09/2010
With the participation of more than a hundred sport athletes, the Ocean Lava with start and finish in Puerto del Carmen was a success for its first edition. The Belgian Bert Jammaer was declared absolute winner with 4 hours, 15 minutes and 59 seconds. In the female’s category, the winner was Veerle D’hasese, who finished in 5 hours, 4 minutes and 44 seconds, whose best results were in swimming and cycling. The Cuba Libres won in the team’s category finishing in 4 hours, 37 minutes and 33 seconds.
Considered as half as popular as the Ironman Lanzarote the athletes had to swim 1.900 meters in the sea at Playa Grande, 90 Km with bicycle through the volcanic route and run 21,1 Km on the Avenida de las Playas in Puerto del Carmen.
The start and finish of the Triathlon took place in Playa Grande only 100 meters away from the VIK Hotel San Antonio and for the running discipline, the participants had to run the course passing several times the start to complete the 21,1 Km, which transformed the start into the strategically base station for all the equipment and organization of the event.
The Vik Hotel San Antonio was for many of the participants their base accommodation for this event due to the good hotel facilities and their professional staff.
VIK hotels group was and is actively involved in sponsoring several sporting event. The competitive spirit, the hard effort of working together as a team and the desire to improve every time even more are important values in which the hotel chain identifies itself with and therefore pours it efforts.
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