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In less than a week Swansea will be buzzing with sporting activity when three huge events take place – The Para Sport Festival, World Triathlon Para Series Swansea and IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea. Read on to find out how you can take part and support.

Para Sport Festival 10 – 16 July

Following on from the week-long success of last years’ event, the Para Sport Festival returns in 2023 to build on the local inclusive opportunities and competitive para sport opportunities that were showcased last year.  Outside of traditional mega-events, like the Paralympics, Deaflympics, Virtus Global Games or Special Olympic Games, this event is one of a kind combining competitive para sport events across a number of sports, alongside inclusive participation opportunities.

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World Triathlon Para Series Swansea – 15 July

Join us at the Prince of Wales Dock, Swansea as the world’s best paratriathletes battle it out for gold across the city! As well as world class racing, there will also be live entertainment, food and drink and an event village to keep the family entertained, with entry to the event being free!

The elites will be joined by up-and-coming athletes on the British Triathlon Paratri Super Series as well as an opportunity for participants to take part across swim, bike, run, all at the Prince of Wales Dock and SA1 Waterfront.

Spectators can head down to the event village where there will be big screen, entertainment, food and drink and a great atmosphere! You can find timings and the best view points here.

More information including visitor information, road closures, course maps and FAQs can be found here.

IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea – 16 July

The  IRONMAN 70.3 Swansea triathlon returns on Sunday 16th July. The route takes in a 1.2-mile swim at the Prince of Wales Dock, a scenic 56-mile cycle around Gower and a 13.1-mile looped run along the sweep of Swansea Bay. You can see the full course route here.

Show your support along the route, find the best spectator hotspots to cheer on the athletes as they work their way towards the Museum Green for a spectacular finish.

More information for visitors, road closures FAQs can be found here.

It’s going to be an amazing week of sport in Swansea and Gower and whether you are taking part or supporting, live locally or visiting Swansea for the first time; we hope you have a great time.