Anne Haug also to race among spectacular pro field Challenge Gran Canaria

Anne Haug wins Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote (Picture: James Mitchell)

In just two weeks – on April 22 – race action will erupt at Challenge Gran Canaria and fans from all over the world are looking forward to this race. A host of the very best athletes in the world will race at Challenge Gran Canaria – you can read a preview here – and now another big name is joining them: Anne Haug.

The world-class German athlete is directly seen as the biggest favorite in the women’s race. She recently won Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote by force, where Haug showed that she is in great shape. “After a great start into the race season in Lanzarote, I’m back on the island again and putting some good weeks of training in. Because the next one is just around the corner. Very happy to finally toe the startline of Challenge Gran Canaria on the 22th of April. Absolutely love to race on the tough canary islands and looking forward to a great Challenge Family race.

Some of the top athletes who will be starting at Challenge Gran Canaria: Patrick Lange, Sam Laidlow, Florian Angert, Aaron Royle, Pablo Dapena Gonzalez, Jan Stratmann, Ruben Zepuntke, Andreas Dreitz, Youri Keulen, Evert Scheltinga, Ruth Astle, Alexandra Tondeur, Elisabetta Curridori, Charlene Clavel, Margie Santimaria, Camille Deligny, Lina-Kristin Schink and now Anne Haug.