Antonio Serrat 8th in the Triathlon World Championship

The Spanish triathlete Antonio Serrat has had a great season ending yesterday in the Grand Final of the Triathlon World Series Edmonton in a great eighth position.

This year Antonio has been 8th in the Grand Final, 5th in Montreal, 8th in Leeds, and 15th in Yokohama, signing the best season of his sporting life entering among the 10 best triathletes this year 2021.

With the test played yesterday, the 2021 season of the WTS ended where Flora Duffy y Kristian Blummenfelt they have taken the world title.

WTS 2021 men's ranking

Post Athlete Country Points
1 Kristian Blummenfelt NOR 3927
2 Marten Van Rail BEL 3594
3 Alex Yee GBR 3289
4 Léo Bergere FRA 3131
5 Hayden Savage NZL 2719
6 Vincent Luis FRA 2614
7 Dorian Coninx FRA 2525
8 Antonio Serrat Seoane ESP 2371
9 Seth Rider USA 1812
10 Morgan Pearson USA 1781

Double for Flora Duffy and Kristian Blummenfelt

In the men's category the world title has been for the Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt, who in this way achieves the dreamed double of an Olympic title and a world title in the same season.

Also achieving victory in the Edmonton test to sprint ahead of Marten Van Riel and Léo Berguere, second and third respectively.

For his part, the Galician Antonio Serrat signed a great performance, being in the top positions since cycling, and enduring in the fight for the medals until the last kilometers.

Finally he finished in eighth place, and achieving the goal of finishing the season in the Top Ten of the world triathlon with his eighth place in the final classification.

In the women's event, the main protagonists were the North American Tyler Knibb and the Olympic champion Flora Duffy.

Knibb dominated the competition from start to finish, and with no chance of being a world champion, she put dirt in the middle from the beginning of cycling, achieving a comfortable victory in Edmonton.

The second of his career despite his young age. Behind, Bermuda triathlete Flora Duffy finished third and achieved her third world title after those added in 2016 and 2017.

The silver medal in the event went to the French triathlete Leonie Periault.

Extremadura Miriam Casillas completed a brilliant performance finishing in 20th place, remaining in the first chasing group in the cycling segment. And adding points that placed her in 16th place in the final ranking of the World Cup.

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