Gómez Noya at the gates of his fourth world title at the Grand Final in Edmonton (Canada)

A fourth position will be valid in the sum of points to be able to revalidate its title of World Champion



Noya, who was world champion in 2008, 2010 and 2013, is looking for his fourth world title this season after having won in Auckland, Yokohama, Cape y Chicago and have finished fourth in Hamburg and sixth in London over sprint distance.


To Javier, after his withdrawal  on Sunday in the Stockholm test for stomach problems, it will be worth to finish in fourth position in the grand final that this year will host the town of Edmonton (Canada).


Cataloged by many as the best triathlete in the world, this year his specialty has been the Olympic distance, where he has achieved a total of 4 titles this season, being in the Sprint distance where he has achieved his worst records, achieving the fourth and sixth position in the two dates in which he has competed.


The grand final will run on the Olympics in which he starts as a clear favorite with the Bronwlee brothers. Alistair,  Olympic champion and recent European champion, after recovering from injury last weekend, he returned to the podium, along with his brother Jonathan, who was the winner of the last Stockholm test.


Edmonton will be the final exam for all. The only option to lose Noya's lead would be for Jonathan to win the race and for Noya to finish in fifth place. finish in fourth position to proclaim himself champion, since the points accumulated so far are enough to revalidate his title.


Another focus where you have to pay attention is in the fight for second place between the British Jonathan Bronwlee and the Mallorcan Mario Mola. In this fight Mario is only worth it beat Jonathan to get the second place in the world.


But surely other triathletes of the size of Joao Pereira, Richard Murray, Vincent Luis o Dmitry Polyanskiy They will not make it easy and will try to be in the posts of the podium keeping as usual already in the top positions.


Fernando Alarza who is carrying an injury came to Edmonton and it is still not decided if he will finally participate in the test


MALE complete rankings>
1 JAVIER GOMEZ NOYA ESP 3833 Javier Gomez Noya
2 JONATHAN BROWNLEE GBR 3551 Jonathan Brownlee
3 MARIO MOLA ESP 3491 Mario Mola


You can check the various combinations in a simulator that the ITU has enabled on its website: http://www.triathlon.org/podium-simulator/male


Male start list



In the women Gweb Jorgensen in the favorite to get the title since with more than 800 points of advantage over Sarah Groff, I would have to finish in 16ª position to not win the victory.


Gweb Jorgensen


Regarding the competition, he also starts as a clear favorite since he has achieved the victory but athletes of the stature of Emmna Moffat, Lisa Norden, Non Stanford o Helen Jenkins They will take the exit with clear options of podium.


Regarding the Spanish participation we have three representatives Ainhora Murua, Carolina Routier, who got the Top 10 in the last Stockholm test, and Maria Ortega.



Female departure list:



The test can be seen live on 31 Sunday of August at 20: 00 through the Official website of the ITU or follow our retransmission through our social networks.

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