This next Saturday 6 in April will be played the IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside where the Canadian, who Lionel Sanders that was going to participate in the test has been low last minute. Due to an injury to his sciatic nerve. It is improving but will not reach the test.
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I am sad to announce that I have had to withdraw from Oceanside this year. I stepped funny on a last week and aggravated my sciatic nerve. It is getting better but not in time for the race. Really sucks, but sometimes you have to listen to the body. Best of luck to everyone racing this weekend! #nolimits 📸 @ talbotcox
With the loss of Sanders Ben Kanute runner-up in the IM 70.3 World in 2017, It is the main favorite. In the list of departure triathletes also appear as Tim Reed *, Sam Appleton * , , Cameron Brown o Taylor Reid among others
At first we were going to see in this test the first duel of Sanders against Frodeno, winner last year here, but finally the German, announced that he would not participate in the test.
In the female category, the big favorite is Danyela Ryf * returning to competition. On the other hand they are on the list of departure Holly Lawrence , winner of IM 70.3 Dubai, Sarah True, Haley Chura winner of the Ironman 70.3 Bariloche Paula Findlay, Chelsea Sodaro o Heather Jackson among others. Anna Noguera will be the only Spanish representative in the test and comes with desire to do well, where will debut the clothes of his new Italian team pprteam,
The test gives a direct place for Nice to the winners of the event, if they were already Classified the slot would go to the next classified.
The test that is played next Saturday (6: 40 local time, 15: 40 Spanish time) can be followed live through the official website of HOMBRE DE HIERRO
* Classifieds for the IRONMAN 70.3 2019 World Championship