David Orozco and Maria Pujol win the Half-Triathlon of Seville

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The IV NutriSport Half-Triathlon of Seville, the second round of the Europa FM Circuit, has crowned Gonzalo David Orozco and María Pujol as champions.


Already in its fourth edition, we have witnessed how 800 triathletes have once again become real superheroes. The Guadalquivir River, symbol of the city of Seville, welcomed them in their first segment under 1800m of swimming. Next, they rode their bicycles to travel under an idyllic climate the 90km by the Sevillian Aljarafe, and finish running along the adjoining promenades to the Guadalquivir River and the immeasurably green lung of the Parque del Alamillo.

Iván Tejero was the first to get out of the water, but kilometers later Antonio José Cardona would hunt him, the latter taking the 1ª position until the 70 bike, at which point a strong cramp made him leave the race. From that moment it would be Gonzalo Orozco the clear dominator of the test until his goal. With an advantage of 3'07'' came the second runner, the British of the Royal Marines Torq, and 6'20'' Francisco Javier García, of the Pacense Triathlon.

The new champion of the Half Triatlón of Seville was exultant: "The strong wind has made the test very hard, but for that reason I tried to place very well swimming. I especially liked the cycling segment. "

David Orozco winning the Seville Half Triathlon

In the female category, the Sevillian María Pulol took a great advantage in the cycling segment, leaving ahead of Patricia Bueno in more than 3', but not enough for the malagueña cut them and came first to the second transition. In the race on foot the tables would change again, María Pujol taking the first position again, and finally the Valencian Cristina Rosello would also advance in the last meters of the race on foot to Patricia Bueno.

In this way, María Pujol won the test, at 5'04'' Cristina Rosello already 10'16'' Patricia Well Pujol revalidated the triumph of 2014 and 2016: "I emphasize the novel idea of ​​the swimming circuit, although on the bike I must do more to her. With the mind to revalidate the title of Champion of Spain within 3 weeks ".

El Andalusia Middle Distance Championship in masculine category it would be for the gaditano Gonzalo Orozco with a time of 4'16'28'', second position for the Seville Sergio Cruz with 4'24'27'' and third the malagueño Ivan Tejero in 4'25'58''

In the women's category, María Pujol, winner of the 4'49'31'', was ranked second in the category, second place was the Patrici Bueno from Malaga with 4'59'47'' and third Gabriela Vieitez with 5'09'34''

Almost 800 triathletes have participated in this IV NutriSport Half-Triathlon of Seville, in an afternoon with a lot of public in the Island of the Cartuja and in the different localities for which the route has passed. 

The Seville Half Triathlon is organized by OF SPORT and the Andalusian Triathlon Federation, in coordination with the Municipal Sports Institute of the Seville City Council and the Andalusian Triathlon Federation. Sponsor Nutrisport.

With the collaboration of the municipalities of La Algaba, Salteras, Olivares, La Rinconada, Gerena and Guillena. Europa FM, Coca Cola, Andalucía is Sport, Parque del Alamillo, Credus Sports Center and Clinic and Pajares Ambulances.

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