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Six Spaniards compete this weekend in the World Cups South Korea and Ecuador

Uxío Abuín, Cesc Godoy, Antonio Benito and Roberto Sánchez Mantecón compete next Saturday in the South Korean city of Tongyeong while Camila Alonso and Alejandro Cañas will do the same in the Ecuadorian Salinas.


This weekend the second to last is celebrated (Tongyeong) and penultimate (Salinas) proof of the Triathlon World Cup, in the absence of Miyazaki's next November 4, where there will be participation of Spanish triathletes, both in the Asian continent and in the American continent.


This next Saturday October 28 will be disputed the world cup of Tongyeong, in South Korea, under sprint distance. After the 750m the triathletes will give 3 laps to a hard cyclist circuit with climbs of the 13% until completing the 20km and finish with 5km of running race.

In the male category they will participate Uxío Abuín vwaxer in 2016, Cesc Godoy current champion of Spain of DO, Antonio Benito 5º in the World Cup of Huelva and Roberto Sanchez champion of Spain Sprint sub23. The main favorites are the Azerbaijani Rostislav Pevtsov, the dane Andreas Schilling, the French Simon Viain and the Mexican Rodrigo González.

Men's starting list World Cup Tongyeong

 While in the female category there will be no female representation. The Japanese Ai Ueda y Yuko Takahashi and US Summer Cook They are the main favorites.

Women's start list Tongyeong World Cup

The women's event will be the first to take place, taking the 2: 30 Spanish peninsular time (the 9: 30 local time), while the men's test will start the 4: 45 Spanish peninsular time (11: 45 local time )


El Sunday 29 it will be the turn of the Salinas World Cup, in Ecuador. The Ecuadorian triathlon reaffirms its great growth, last year it had its first World Cup also in Salinas, a few days ago it was the Cto. American in Puerto Lopez and also has already held two editions of Ironman 70.3 in Manta. Ecuador is gradually placing itself in the American triathlon panorama as a country with great organizational capacity and an exponential growth of triathletes both elite and in age groups. The Spanish representation is in charge of Camila Alonso y Moving away Cañas.

The World Cup of Salinas is held under sprint distance, 750 meters of swimming in the Pacific Ocean, 20km of cycling, where the triathletes will give 4 turns to a circuit of 5km that according to the data of the web of the ITU presents a short slope to 11% per round. To finish 5km of running race divided into two laps of 2,5km.

In the women's competition Camila Alonso will be the only Spanish ITU female representative of the entire weekend. The Canadian Dominika Jamnichy is the main favorite, along with the Mexican Vanesa de la Torre y Cecilia Pérez, in addition to the Ecuadorian Elizabeth Bravo.

Women's World Cup Salinas start list

 While in the men's competition the main favorite is the Mexican Crisanto Grajales. In addition to the Mexican, they also have options to win the Russian Dmitry, the French Felix Duchampt and the Argentine Luciano Taccone. Moving away Cañas will be the only Spanish representative, in addition to the Valencian Jesús Gomar, competing for Georgia. .

Men's World Cup start list Salinas

 The girls compete first with the 15: 00 Spanish time (8: 00 local time) while the men will compete with the 16.30 (9: 30 local time).

 Author: Juan Jose Martí Navío @jjnavio

 Photo Camila → Gemeente Wuustwezel / Cesc Godoy → Facebook of Cesc Godoy / Roberto Sanchez → Facebook of Roberto Sanchez / Uxío Abuín → Facebook of Uxío Abuín / Antonio Benito → Instagram of Antonio Benito

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