The unofficial capital of the Côte d’Azur and the fifth largest city in France will welcome the event in 2019.
IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, announced today that the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship has been awarded to Nice, France.
The event will take place on Saturday, September 7th and Sunday, September 8th, 2019, and will be the first time IRONMAN holds a world championship event in France.
In addition, IRONMAN announced today that a brand new IRONMAN 70.3 event will be held in Nice september the 16th 2018 and will
continue in the region moving forward.
As the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes on the French Riviera in the southeast coast of France, Nice first hosted an IRONMAN event in 2005 and since then has been
one of the most popular locations on the IRONMAN race circuit.
The world championship is the pinnacle event in the IRONMAN 70.3 calendar and with global rotation
that began in 2014, it showcases the best venues IRONMAN has to offer around the world.
The IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship event expects to attract more than 6,000 athletes from over 100 global qualifying events in locations such as Austria, Australia,
China, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and the Americas.