Javier Gómez Noya second coming down from 8 hours and Gurtuze Frades fourth at Cairns Ironman

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Ferrolano has been at the head of the race until kilometer 32 (with an average of 3: 42), proving that he has a lot to say in the distance. Gurutze with the fourth place is qualified for Kona.

After 20 years practicing triathlon has made the leap to long distance. Noya has already secured his participation in the Ironman of Hawaii with this second place. Today the expected debut of the Ferrol, Javier Gómez Noya in the distance reigns in Australia, in the Ironman of Cairns where the winner Braden Currie has managed to beat the record of the test.

The test that started at 23: 30 on Friday (Spanish time) with the 3,8 km of swimming where Noya was the first to come out of the water with a group of 4 triathletes, Tim O'Donnel, Clayton Fettel, Braden Currie and Casey Munro .

In the cycling sector, this group of 5 went together (interspersed in the leading positions) until the 100 km of the race, since it was where Terenzo Bozzone and Denis Chevrot reached the lead of the test to reach T2 together with 33 seconds on Kyle Buckingham and 52 on Noya who finished the sector in seventh position.

In the race on foot, Javier Gómez Noya showed his quality in this sector, gradually coming up behind New Zealander Braden Currie at kilometer 14 of the race. From there we saw a spectacular duel running together until we reached the 32nd kilometer of the race where little by little Currie was taking seconds away from Ferrol.

Braden Currie and Javier Gómez Noya running together in the marathon

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