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Eneko Llanos points to McCormack as favorite for the Vitoria World Championship

The Alava triathlete Eneko Llanos has identified the Australian Chris McCormack as the top favorite to win the Long Distance Triathlon World Championship that will be held on July 29 in Vitoria, so for Llanos it is a special competition. Furthermore, the route has been designed by the athlete himself and represents the layout of his training sessions.

With less than twenty days left to put the world crown at stake, the Vitorian has detailed the list of rivals and candidates to shine in the race. Among them, he has not hesitated to point out Chris McCormack as the “top favorite” to win the gold medal due to the Australian's great achievements.
Throughout his extensive career, McCormack has won “almost everything,” Llanos stressed, with a list of triumphs such as being Olympic Distance Triathlon World Champion and two-time World Champion in the Hawaii Ironman. A record that, in Llanos' opinion, will encourage McCormack to go to Vitoria to “complete” his list of triumphs with a victory in the long-distance World Cup.
However, the man from Alava has stressed that he already won this Triathlon discipline in 2003 and that he now has the desire to “repeat the title more than ever”, so he will make it “difficult” for the Australian. As well as other of his direct rivals, such as the Luxembourgish Dirk Bockel, in the Top 5 of the international triathlon, or the Frenchman Sylvain Sudrie, long distance world champion in 2010, who are among the 1.100 participants who have already registered. , at the expense of receiving confirmation from the latest triathletes. “The competition will be great and about ten triathletes will have options and with the goal of achieving final victory,” concluded the Vitorian.
The race will be held on July 29 in the vicinity of Vitoria with a first sector of 4 kilometers of swimming, 120 on the bicycle and will end with 30 kilometers of running to reach the finish line in the center of the capital of Alava.

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