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Flora Duffy wins the World Series in Yokohama and is placed as leader of the ranking

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Bermudan with the best time on foot has achieved its second consecutive victory

In the early hours of today the third test of the World Triathlon Series was held in Yokohama, where the favorite, Flora Duffy, has fulfilled the predictions and has obtained his second consecutive victory after the one two weeks ago in the Bermuda Islands, obtaining also the leadership of the World Ranking.

Duffy has been strong from start to finish coming out first of the water, being in the leading group in the cycling sector and thanks to the best time in the race on foot (33: 26) has achieved victory.

The test began with the 1.900 meters of swimming where the fastest was Flora Duffy going out in a small group with Cook and Zaferes.

Swimming outing

In the 40 kilometers of cycling, on the first lap a group of members was formed with Duffy, Zaferes and Jodie Stimpson among others who arrived together at T2 arriving with 1:14 over the chasing group of Ashleigh Gentle and Charlotte McShane. Duffy who attempted several attacks was unable to go solo as he has done on other occasions.

Cycling squad

In the race I walk quickly Flora Duffy He showed his strength in this segment, achieving the best time 33:26, leaving alone on the first lap to get the final victory with a time of 1:53:25 followed by Katie Zaferes (1: 53: 58) and for Non Standford (1:54:41) occupying the third final position. Highlight the performance of Ashleigh Gentle, who reached T2 with a 1:14 disadvantage and went up positions to get the fourth final position.

As for the Spanish Cecilia Santamaria It has been the best classified entering the 43rd position while Inés Santiago I enter the 44. Anna Godoy y Camila Alonso They retired in the cycling sector.

Yokohama's career was the starting gun for the Olympic qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Results: Elite Women
1. Flora Duffy BERBER Flag 01:53:25
2. Katie Zaferes USAUSA flag 01:53:58
3. Non Stanford GBRGBR Flag 01:54:41
4. Ashleigh Gentle AUSAUS Flag 01:55:03
5. Claire Michel BELBEL Flag 01:55:12

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