Gustavo Rodríguez, begins this weekend in Sierra Nevada its preparation for the 2019 season, a season with an eye on the IKona roman, World Long Distance of Pontevedray the classification for the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
21 days, 3 weeks of focus on the High Performance Center of Sierra Nevada, in triple training sessions of up to 6 hours a day, with top level triathletes such as Fernando Alarza, Antonio Serrat, Joselyn Brea o Hector Catala, This is how Gustavo Rodríguez faces his preparation for the 2019 season, the most demanding and exciting of his sports career.
After a 2018 season finale, where Gustavo he could not go to the Malaysian Ironman in search of classification for Kona due to a injury to the tibialis of your left leg that had him standing 4 weeks. The Galician starts the 2019 season with an eye on several and ambitious objectives.
The classification for World Ironman Kona 2019, remains the great objective and in which will focus the first part of the season, the Kona project should become a reality at this time of year.
Pontevedra will host in the month of May the World Long Distance, a World Cup for which Gustavo Rodríguez is classified as the current Spanish Long Distance champion.
The third objective of the season and one of the most special for Gustavo, is to achieve during the next year 2019 the classification for the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 as a guide for the paratriathlete Héctor Catalá in the paratriathlon modality in the PTVI category. The Galician made his debut as a guide this past season and he did it together with Catalá, achieving third place in the Paratriathlon World Championship held in Australia.
In this way Gustavo faces his most demanding season of his sports career but at the same time more exciting with important appointments that every athlete wants to live.