Less than a month from the Ironman of Lanzarote

Less than a month from 22º IRONMAN LANZAROTE, the list of professionals that will compete in this new edition of the rabbit hutch test is becoming better.

 

 

 

In the list of participants stand out names like the Belgian Bert Jammaer, winner in 2008 and 2009, the British couple Bayliss - Bella won in 2008 and 2009 and Stephen was in second place in 2012, Philip Graves, who, after two unfinished attempts, hopes that the third one will be defeated ... Estonian Kirill Kotsegarov It is another of the great favorites.

 

We also have a few Spanish professionals: Miquel Blanchart, Álvaro Velázquez, David Rodríguez, David Vázquez, Fernando Cuenllas, Iván Tejero Vázquez, Juan Salvador Díaz Cuellar or Victor Rodriguez Sánchez.

 

Among the outstanding women, apart from Bella Bayliss, Tara Norton y Heleen Bij of Vaate they also have an 2ª place in the IRONMAN LANZAROTE in their palmares. It will also be necessary to look at the German Annett Fingery Kristin Möller.

 

Some elite athletes decide to compete in the category of age groups, more motivated to get the desired place for Hawaii than to get a cash prize in case of being ranked among the first.

 

This is the case, for example, of Estonian Ain Alar Juhanson, winner 2005 and 2006 or French Christophe Hamard (9: 07 in IRONMAN Switzerland)

 

Among the Spanish women, Eva Valero, Natalia Raña Fuentes, Patricia Bueno y Mayte Blazquez Bravo they are some of those that stand out in their respective age groups.

 

Deborah van Gossum, 27 years old, daughter of Dirk Van Gossum, winner of IRONMAN LANZAROTE 2000, is a swimmer from an early age. In his first LD triathlon, in Almere 2012, he finished 6ª and a time of 10.22.47. This will be his first IRONMAN, and thanks to it, we will enjoy the presence on the island of his father, DIRK VAN GOSSUM.

 

Meanwhile, Toni Franco Salas, paratriathlete (amputation in the right arm), will be a source of inspiration and admiration when competing in the category "Physically Challenged" (Physical Challenge)

 

Gordon Haller, the first IRONMAN champion of all time, will also be on the starting line.

 

Roberto Solozabal, former professional soccer player, who won the Olympic gold in Barcelona 1992, the same year that IRONMAN LANZAROTE was born, as well as 3 copas del Rey and a league title with Atlético de Madrid, will take part in the rabbit event.

 

Ricardo Abad, after 500 marathons in 500 days in a row, intends to complete the distance of one Ironman per week during the 52 weeks of the year.

 

Finally, Valentí Sanjuan, comedian and TV presenter in Catalonia, from Josef Ajram's Where is the Limit Club, and trained by Ferran Almeda who will try to reach the finish line and also be a Finisher, and who will record his experience with a GoPro.

 

source: noticiasdelanzarote.com

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