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Uxío Abuín: "In 2018 I would like to complete the World Series circuit to see where my place is"

The Galician Uxío Abuín finished 2017 being the Spanish triathlete with more ITU podiums and the fifth Spanish in the world ranking placing in the 26ª position. He also finished first in the overall ranking of the European ETU

Uxío Abuín has been growing internationally for two seasons, in 2016 closed the year with four consecutive wins and in this 2017 has continued to achieve great international results, with three podiums in ETU competitions and the final general, the victory in the Weihai world cup in China or the third position of the World Cup of Huelva.

Looking to 2018 Uxío aims to continue growing and power complete the circuit of the WTS competing with the best triathlete in the world.

In the following test we can cOnocer a little better as it has been the Uxío Abuin season, which are your favorite places to compete and your goals for 2018.

2017 Summary:

For me it has been the best season so far, being very consistent practically performing all year round at a great level, and that has led me to achieve great results.

Club:

Olympic of Vedra 

Sponsors:

EVS, Fesba, Natural Protein, Compostela Motor Seat, Catlike, Petroni, Viator, Rial Pulperia, Adidas Eyewear.

Coach:

Iván Muñoz Tebar

Best 2017 competition:

World Cup in Weihai (China)

Hardest competition or hardest moment 2017:

World Cup in Madrid

Best swim performed in competition at 2017:

European Championship in Kitzbuhel

Best cycling competition in 2017:

European Cup in Melilla

Best running race in competition at 2017:

World Cup in Miyazaki (Japan)

Favorite swimming:

50m pool discovered

Preferred cycling:

In Gran Canaria

Favorite running race:

En Padrón

Favorite competition:

World Cup in Madrid

Best hobby:

World Cup in Huelva

2018 objectives:

Complete the World Series circuit with 5 tests. Complete the European circuit with 5 tests and the Mediterranean Games

Race that you would like to run in 2018 that you have not been able to run yet:

The Hamburg World Series

A wish for 2018:

Give another little jump in my performance and sports career, enjoying every day what I do.

 Photo: ITU / twitter Ubio Abuin

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