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Fernando Alarza Win the Premium European Cup triathlon in Banyoles, Vicente Hernández third

In the male category of the Premium European Cup of Banyoles, we returned to live strong emotions with the victory of an exceptional Fernando Alarza, and the third place of Vicente Hernández. Together with them, the rest of the Spaniards offered a formidable performance, in which it is worth highlighting the sixth place Uxio Abuín and the eighth of Ricardo Hernández. Both triathletes stayed in the leading group for a good part of the contest.

The Olympic exnate, Marco Rivera demonstrated his great skill in the water, coming out in first position after completing a splendid swim segment by the Estany de Banyoles. After him, the Frenchman Pierre Le Corre, the Portuguese Joao Serrano and an Alarza, a few seconds from Rivera.

During the cycling tour a group of about fifteen triathletes, formed among others by the Spaniards Fernando Alarza, Uxio Abuín, Ricardo Hernandez, Vicente Hernandez, led the competition, behind them and more than 40 second was the pursuit platoon. After completing the corresponding 40 km, the peloton arrived united to the T2.

In a spectacular race segment on foot, five triathletes were escaping the peloton. In this beginning of the tour we were able to enjoy seeing four Spaniards leading the sector. Thus, Fernando Alarza, Vicente Hernández, Uxio Abuín, Ricardo Hernández and the French Aurelien Lebrun marked a very strong rhythm and distanced themselves from the rest.

In the second of the three laps of the race on foot, the Talaverano Alarza launched an attack to then head alone towards the finish line. Behind, Vicente Hernández occupied the second position, until the Gaul Lebrun gave chase, leaving him behind to enter second position. While the santacrucero entered third.

On the other hand, Cesc Godoy and Iñaki Baldellou made a great performance, entering the Top-20. After them, Marco Rivera entered 41º place; Diego Paz occupied the 43º plaza, Javier Senent, 52º and David Castro, 58º. While Emilio Aguayo and Óscar Vicente had to leave half the cycle segment. While Oscar Vicente did the same in the course of the race on foot.

A great finishing touch for an exceptional weekend for the Spanish triathlon.


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