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Fernando Alarza and Javier Gómez Noya for the leadership of the Montreal World Series

Fernando Alarza is third and Javier Gómez Noya fourth in the World Ranking

This coming weekend the fifth appointment of the World Series of the 2019 Triathlon in Montreal (Canada), where this time it will be sprint distance.

Everything is ready for the next June 29 Saturday We can see a new test of the WTS circuit. Javier Gómez Noya 5 times world champion, Fernando Alarza, third in the World ranking and Mario Mola 3 times World Champion consecutively head the triarmada in the WTS Montreal, where they will also be Vicente Hernández, Antonio Serrat y Carolina Routier

With the absence of the leader Vicent Luis, leave the options open so that both Fernando Alarza as Javier Gómez Noya try to get the victory and the first place in the world. The opponent to beat will be the South African Henri Schoeman which is second in the ranking with 73 points of advantage over Alarza and 106 over Noya. The young British Alex Yee will not participate either.

It will also be necessary to take into account Richard Murray or the Norwegians Blummenfelt, Iden y Stornes among others.

Mario Mola will seek to improve the position of the past tests and return to the podium in the sprint distance after three poor results. It is currently 13º in the Ranking

Men's WTS Montreal 2019 start list

Alarza and Noya with options to become World Cup leader

The victory of a world series gives 1.000 points to the winner, so if Fernando Alarza wins in this event, he would be the leader surpassing Schoeman. In the event that Noya or Alex Yee will win, Alarza would be the leader whenever he is second and Schoeman fourth.

In the case of Javier Gómez Noya, he would only become leader if he won the test and Schoeman was third.

You can check in the following link the Current WTS ranking

Javier Gómez Noya in search of the podium in the Sprint distance

The Galician triathlete, participated last weekend in the IRONMAN 70.3 European Championship in Denmark, where he was second followed by Pablo Dapena third.

He comes to the test with the intention of continuing to fight for the World Cup, second in Bermuda, room in Yokohama (Japan) and third in Leeds (England) and has a less participation than their direct rivals in the Ranking. We remind that for the World Ranking, the 5 best positions are awarded, plus the one obtained in the Grand Final of Lausanne (Switzerland).

Zaferes in search of his fourth victory in the WTS

The American Katie Zaferes, winner of all the tests of this season, is the leader of the world with 3.925 points, 611 more than the British Jessica Learmonth, and 616 on Taylor Spivey third, with 3.249. Zaferes will continue as leader if it enters the 15 top of the test.

Women's WTS Montreal 2019 start list

How to follow the Montreal WTS live?

The test can be followed live through the TV and various online channels.

Female test:

  • Date: 29 June, Saturday
  • Local time: 14: 36 PM
  • Spanish time: 20: 36 PM

Male test

  • Date: 29 June, Saturday
  • Local time: 16: 36 PM
  • Spanish time: 22: 36 PM


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