This next Sunday in June, the fourth round of the Triathlon World Series circuit will be held, this time at the home of the Brownlee brothers, in the British town of Leeds and Olympic distance.
In the list of departure will be the triarmada to the complete one, with Mario Mola, Javier Gómez Noya, Fernando Alarza (second in the ranking), Vicente Hernández y Antonio Serrat. In the female category it will represent us Carolina Routier.
We will see a duel between Gómez Noya vs the Brownlee brothers
On the starting line are the brothers Brownlee, Jonathan and Alistair who just won the title of European Triathlon Champion this past weekend. Noya with a second place in Bermuda and a quarter in Yokohama and after having had a rest period after having won in Pontevedra will be in full condition to try to get the victory.
In the sure proof that we will see some combative Brownlee, that in the cycling sector will try to escape to get to the T2 with advantage over their pursuers.
Alistair will look for what would be his third victory in this race after his absence at 2018.
Noya has confirmed that it will participate in the Sprint tests of the WTS 2019
The Galician has confirmed that he has decided to participate in the sprint distance tests of the circuit, with which he firmly bets for trying to fight for what would be his sixth world title.
Noya would not have taken this decision if he did not look competitive, as he has already commented on other occasions.
Mario Mola in search of having sensations again
The Mallorcan Mario Mola After having two bad results in Bermuda (26º) and Yokohama (29º) returns with desire to return to the top, the 3 times World Champion will surely give it all to be able to fight for victory and have options of get his fourth world title
Mola who was second last year in Leeds.
Fernando Alarza second of the world
Fernando Alarza he was third in Abu Dhabi, ninth in Bermuda and sixth in Yokohama, which has earned him to be second in the World Ranking with options to reach Vicent Luis, since it exceeds only 454 points.
The European Runner-up last year and world bronze in 2016, finished third in this test two years ago, just behind the Brownlee brothers.
The rest of favorites
The world leader Vicent Luis He will start with the number one in the test, where he was third last year. This year he has won in Yokohama and leads the Ranking with 454 points on Fernando Alarza and 636 on the South African Henri Schoeman.
It will also be necessary to take into account the French Dorian Coninx , winner in Bermuda or the young Alex Yee that in Yokohama he showed the best partial of a running race (29: 58) that is at the level of being able to win if he starts the race on foot with the best.
Katie Zaferes for her fourth win this season
The American triathlete Katie Zaferes this is intractable this season where he has achieved victory in all the tests of the circuit and will be the rival to beat in Leeds. Jessica Learthmonth, second in the ranking and Taylor Spivey third will also be on the starting pontoon to try to beat it for the first time this season.
A Georgia Taylor-Brown, Non Standford among others will also have to take them into account in the fight for the podium
In this test we only have the presence of the Spanish Carolina Routier, which continues with the objective of adding points for the Olympic classification.
How to watch live WTS Leeds?
The test can be followed live through the TV and various online channels.
- Date: 9 June, Sunday
- Local time: 13: 06 PM
- Spanish time: 14: 06 PM
- Date: 9 June, Sunday
- Local time: 15: 51 PM
- Spanish time: 16: 51 PM
- ITU official website (Payment): https://www.triathlonlive.tv/
- Teledeporte: http://www.rtve.es/deportes/mas-tdp/directo/
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