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The European Cup of Melilla opens the season of ITU competitions in Spain with 28 Spanish athletes

Uxio Abuin, Francesc Godoy, Anna Godoy and Sara Bonilla favorites for victory

This weekend the first ITU competitions in Spain are played in 2016, the continental cups (junior and elite) of Melilla. Later in May it will be the European Cup in Madrid and the Paratriathlon World Cup in Águilas. In June the World Duathlon of Gijón and in September the European Club Championship in Banyoles.

On Sunday 10 of April at 15: 00 in the afternoon will begin the women's competition with Spanish 8 in liza and the 18: 00 the male with 20 Spanish representatives

In the men's category part with the 1 number for its best world ranking the British Matthew Sharp Tongyeung World Cup winner although last week in Quarteira was 34º, although the main favorites are Uxío Abuín recent Duathlon Spain Champion, Francesc Godoy. Attention also to Ricardo Hernández, Antonio Serrat and Italian Massimo De Ponti.

Male start list

While in Hungarian women's category Margit Vanek part as a favorite, next to Anna Godoy (which has had a great duathlon season in winter) and the Italian Verena Steinhauser. The Spanish arrive at a good time, Sara Bonilla recent Runner-up of Spain of Duathlon, Camila Alonso Iberoamerican Champion, Anna Flaquer Spanish champion of Duatlon sub23 and Sara Pérez that in Quarteira he did his best international result.

Women's start list

Finally, note that on Sunday morning there will be junior competitions with large Spanish participation with 26 boys and 15 girls.

(Photo: Photo Melilla)


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