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Fernando Alarza for all at the European Triathlon Championships in Glasgow

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Fernando Alarza leads the TRIarmada, where Vicente Hernández, Uxío Abuín, Antonio Serrat, Sara Pérez, Anna Godoy and Camila Alonso will also be

Once again comes one of the oldest appointments in the international calendar, the Triathlon European Championship that celebrates its XXXIV edition. Javier Gómez Noya y Robert Barel they are the "kings" of Europe, with four titles each, while in women, there are two European five-time champions, the "queens" Vanessa Fernandes y Nicola Spirig.

Spanish athletes collage

On the Spanish side, in addition to the four titles of Noya, the two Europeans of Ivan Frog and the title achieved by Ana Burgos.

Tomorrow Thursday and next Friday in the Scottish city of Glasgow the European Triathlon Championship. The test that is disputed Olympic distance, it consists of 1.500m of swimming (the triathletes will do 2 laps of 750m in the lake of Strathclyede), later they will pedal for 40k of cycling (6 laps to a 6,67 km circuit) to finish with the 10km of running on foot ( 3 laps on a 3,3km circuit).

In the male category Alistair Browlee He is the great favorite, since despite being focused on medium distance tests, the current Olympic champion is always a favorite in all the competitions he performs. The Portuguese Joao Silva bronze last year and Azerbaijani Rostislav Pevtsov they are also candidates for success. On the Spanish side, the four members of the team are trained to fight with the best Fernando Alarza, Vicente Hernández, Antonio Serrat, y Uxío Abuín. The four last year were top 8, although they could not achieve a medal.

Spanish athletes collage

Male start list

While in the female category the Spanish representation will be in charge of Anna Godoy, Sara Pérez and Camila Alonso. Nicola Spirig She is the great favorite and will try to win a sixth European. In addition to Switzerland, the British Jessica Learmonth current champion of Europe, the Czech Vendula Frintova and the Belgian Claire Michel they are the candidates for victory.

Female start list

Schedule

The schedules of the competitions are, on Thursday at 13:30 local time the women's race and on Friday at 16:00 local time the men's. Sunday will be the turn for the mixed relays at 17:35.

Where to see the test live?

The European Triathlon championship can be followed live on the website https://europe.triathlon.org/live

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