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We analyze the World Cup options for the Triarmada

We review the different options that the Spanish have to get the world title.

On August 31, the grand final of the World Triathlon Series will be held in Laussane (Switzerland), with an open season finale and options for Mario Mola, Javier Gómez Noya and Fernando Alarza

We want to review the different options that the Spanish have to get the world title.

Vicent Luis the current leader, with 397 points difference with Mario Mola

Vicent Luis, is the current world leader with 4.180 points after the fifth place achieved in Edmonton. In this test Mario Mola was second, rising in the second position of the Ranking, overtaking Javier Gómez Noya, who could not finish the test due to a fall in the cycling sector. Fernando Alarza, who was eighth, is fourth in the standings

Vicent Luis with many options to get the title

The Grand Final awards 1.250 points to the winner, so Vicent Luis he would be proclaimed World Champion whenever he finished in the top 6.

Mario Mola's options

To get the title, Mario Mola he would have to win the test and hope that Vicent Luis does not finish in the top 6, in this case it would surpass him and he would get his fourth world title.

The options of Javier Gómez Noya

In the case of Javier Gómez Noya, The easiest option for him to be World Champion is to win the test in Laussane and hope that Vicent Luis does not finish in the top 7 and that Mario Mola is not second.

In this case, the Ferrolano would overtake everyone, achieving his sixth world title.

Fernando Alarza's options

The talaverano has it very difficult and depends on whether he wins the test and the first three of the classification finish from the 23rd place of the race or that they do not finish the test and are at most fifth.

The options of the Spanish Triplet

After the 7 tests contested, there are options for us to see the Triplet on the Spanish WTS podium, but everything happens because Luis does not finish in the top 23 and the Spanish make the podium

Everything will be decided in the Grand Final on Olympic distance

This year Dorian Connix in Bermuda, Vicent Luis in Yokohama and Jacob Birtwhisle in Leeds have won at this distance. The only Spaniard to get on the podium was Javier Gómez Noya with a second place in Bermuda.

This last test promises to be exciting, where surely the title will be played between Vicent Luis and Mario Mola.

Classification of the current Ranking

Name Last name Points
Vincent Luis 4180
Mario Mola 3783
Javier Gómez Noya 3687
Fernando Alarza 3325
Jacob Birtwhistle 3255
Marten Van Rail 2989
Henry Schoeman 2905
Read Bergere 2512
Hayden Savage 2485
Jelle Geens 2438
In my opinion Bicsák 2348

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