15 years of the first world title of Javier Gómez Noya

He got it at 2003 in Queenstown, New Zealand

Today 6 of 2018 December are met 15 years of first world title won by Javier Gómez Noya, in the town of Queenstown in New Zealand.

The country of the antipodes has always been one of the places where Javier Gómez Noya has had better results since in addition to the 2003 world title, he also won the New Playmouth world cup in 2008, the grand final of the Auckland 2012 world series, and 2 wins in the WTS in the New Zealand capital in 2013 and 2014 .

El world championship sub23 It was decided in the foot race where Noya was the fastest (in the elite event only 2 men ran more than him) taking the gold medal with a final time of 1:59:06, followed by the Australian Nick Hornman to 27 »and the German Steffen Justus to 34 ». Also note that in that test Ramón Ejeda was 10th and Jose Manuel Tovar 19th.

15 years since Javier Gómez Noya's first world title ,noticias_gomez-noya-mundial-sub23

The Queentown World Championships were very positive for the Spanish national team in general, as the same day Zuriñe Rodríguez achieved the bronze medal reaching the goal behind the great Mirinda Carfrae (3 times winner in Kona). That day Zuri also achieved the best partial on foot of all the competitors ... something that had a lot of merit while Mirinda was in competition. He also competed but I can't finish the race Soraya Pérez.

As regards the elite competition that was played the next day Ivan Raña He won the silver medal. The Llanos brothers also finished the test, Eneko Llanos in 27ª position and Hektor Llanos in the 39ª. In the women's competition Ana Burgos achieved a meritorious 8 position, while Pilar Hidalgo it was 27ª and Ainhoa ​​Murua 34 ª.

To finish, we must highlight four female athletes from the junior women's competition who in the following years have been among the best in the world: Vanessa Fernades (3ª), Helen Jenkins (5ª), Daniela Ryf (6ª) and Lisa Norden (10ª)

This year Javier has moved to the long distance, with the expected debut in the Hawaii Ironman, the triathlete who does not rule out participating in the Tokyo Olympics may try the assault on Kona again this season.

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