Galicia is the grand finale of all Camino pilgrims in Santiago, and the home of the Grand Finale, in Pontevedra. The triathlon will place us at the center of the sports world. The sea, the culture and the landscape make us unique. That’s why those who visit us never forget us and always come back. See you soon!
Days and times of the races
Alfonso Rueda Valenzuela | President of the Xunta de Galicia
o’Ras | Graffiti Artist
Urban culture and sports aesthetics have a lot in common. When you come, I’m sure you will find the time to see how art and sport are cultivated here.
Carmela Silva Rego | President of the Deputación de Pontevedra
We are the land of the brave and the generous, of fair and kind people. That is why I am sure that after spending a few days with us, you will return home with the most cherished memories.
Trend Hidlay | Wrestler
I came to compete in the Wrestling World Championships, and I loved being here for so many reasons. Above all, because of the warmth of the people and the great organisation.
Astrid Iglesias | Fishmonger
Galicians like to eat natural products with minimal preparation. In our daily market you will find the best products to celebrate your party.
Chus Vázquez | Hotel receptionist
People who do not know Pontevedra are surprised by the vitality and life that is always here in the city. When they leave, they dream of coming back as soon as possible
Leti Muñiz | Mother of Lua, affected by arthrogryposis
Anyone and everyone deserves their place in sport. Adapting structures and making those who have to work even more than the majority happy, is a task in which we must all be involved.
Yiyi Ureña | Chef
Here we eat very healthily, with art and creativity. We will welcome you with our wonderful aromas and flavours upon your arrival.
Alejandro Martínez | Teacher
We try to encourage our students to adopt healthy habits and customs that lead to happiness. Sports and an active lifestyle are great allies in this task.
Javier Gómez Noya | Triathlete
I would love to show you my city. It is a dream to be able to celebrate a Grand Final here. I am sure you will have an amazing experience.
Miguel Anxo Fernández Lores | Mayor of Pontevedra
You will discover that Pontevedra is a cutting-edge city, a welcoming city, designed for people. If this is your first visit, you won’t regret it, it will be an experience you will always take with you.
David Amor | Comedian and handball player
With all the bridges that Pontevedra has, there will always be one that will take you where you like the most. We have that one waiting for you.
David Campos | Illustrator
Our parrot mascot, Ravachol, is one of the city’s festive symbols. When we created this version, we wanted to make a triathlete parrot, to unite the sporting spirit with the festivities. This is how this Grand Final will be: a big party!
Bethan Hall | Public Relations Pontevedra 2023
Wherever you come from, anywhere in the world, here in Pontevedra you will love the festivities that we have prepared to accompany the competition. It’s definitely worth the trip!
Manel Loureiro | Writer
Living here is lovely, and so will it be when you come to compete. You’ll enjoy every minute, just like we do.
Pablo Dapena | Triathlete
I train here every day and I can assure you that it is a place that has everything necessary to host an extraordinary competition. As always, the city will welcome and support you.
Michele Cingolani | Restaurateur
One of the things that people like most when they visit Pontevedra is the tradition of eating out in our narrow streets, full of places for lunch and dinner. We look forward to showing you the best of ourselves.
Teresa Portela | Canoeist
Competing in your sport anywhere in the world is exciting. But believe me, doing it in Pontevedra has a very special plus: the warmth and affection that can only be found in small towns.
Víctor Riobóo | Athlete
We know what an athlete needs to feel great while competing. That’s why we organise events that are never forgotten.