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Catalonia wins the Championship of Absolute Autonomous Selections in Tres Cantos

The victory was decided in an exciting sprint

The Galicia team won the overall of the Spanish Championship of School Age Triathlon for autonomies after the dispute of the second day of competition, in which the mixed relay tests took place for both the school and the absolute category. He national by Autonomies as far as the absolute selections are concerned he was awarded Catalonia.

The two relays, both the school and the absolute, were won by the teams from Catalonia, but in the case of the first category, the second place served Galicia, along with the results on Saturday, to take the title.

The first race on Sunday was the Mixed School Relay, with Catalan victory ahead of Galicia and the Valencian Community. Andalusia and Madrid completed the top five positions.

In the overall championship with the sum of the two days Galicia was made with the school title by a single point of difference with respect to Catalonia. The same difference, one point, defined the third place on the podium in favor of the Valencian Community against Andalusia, with Madrid in fifth position.

El Absolute Mixed Relay by regional teams it was one of the biggest shows that the new Olympic modality in Tokyo 2020 so far in Spain.

After successive changes of leaders in the exchanges of the first relays with Catalonia, the Valencian Community, the Balearic Islands and Galicia, opting for everything, the final race was presented passionateand with Jordi García for the Catalans and Romaric Forqués by the Valencians coming out of swimming together, arriving together to the race on foot, and defining a sprint almost photo finish the competition in favor of García. Balearics, Galicia y Madrid They completed the first five positions.

The sum of points on Saturday and Sunday left Catalonia as champion among the regional teams absolute, with Galicia in the silver medal, Madrid getting the bronze, and the Valencian Community and Castilla La Mancha completing the first five positions.

They participated in the awards ceremony for the regional teams Conchi Bellorín, Director of the Cabinet of the Higher Sports Council; Alberto Jofre, Director General of the Paralympic Committee; Iñaki Ereño, President of Sanitas; Montserrat Teba, Councilor for Sports of Tres Cantos; José Hidalgo, President of the Spanish Triathlon Federation; and Ramiro Lahera, President of the Madrid Triathlon Federation.

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