Two years later "the bullfighter" returns to win an ITU race, on the same stage, the World Cup of Salinas in Ecuador.
This afternoon has produced one of the best news of the Spanish triathlon of the season, the return to the top of the podium of Manchego David Castro.
The 25 of 2016 September David Castro achieved his last ITU triumph with the victory in the World Cup of Salinas in Ecuador. It has been more than two hard years for him, where bad luck was triggered in many competitions and he could not perform at the level he was used to. But little by little David has not thrown in the towel, he has continued fighting and after being sixth in the last European Cup in Valencia today he has returned to the top of a podium, again in Salinas, his talisman city.
The race was played under sprint distance, swimming left a large platoon of more than 40 units, where it was always seen Antonio Serrat in the first positions. The test was to be decided in the race on foot. After a rapid transition David Castro He was the first to start running without looking back. Serrat was the second Spanish, coming ninth of the T2. Mediated the segment the group had been reduced to 7 units, always with David Castro in the lead, followed by Azerbaijani Pevtsov and Brazilian Messias.
The test has been defined to the sprint where an immeasurable David Castro It has been the fastest, exploding with joy in goal after two hard years. Second has been the Brazilian Messiah and third the Portuguese Joao Pereira.