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Great medal options at the Tartu Sprint European Championship in Estonia

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Next Friday, July 20, a new edition of the European Sprint Distance Championship will be held in the Estonian city of Tartu with the presence of six Spanish triathletes

The Spanish triathlon has achieved world and european titles (Olympic distance), Medals in both competitions, victories and podiums in WTS and World Cups, By Javier Gómez Noya, Iván Raña, Mario Mola, Fernando Alarza, Vicente Hernández, Ainhoa ​​Murua, Ana Burgos, Eneko Llanos, Pilar Hidalgo, etc. But there is a competition that resists Spanish triathletes, the Sprint European Championship, where the best results are seventh places Antonio Serrat last year e Agnes Santiago in 2016.

The big bets of the Spanish Triathlon for the Sprint Eurpeo

Will the first medal arrive this year?

Especially in the male category Spain presents a very strong team, with three triathletes among the top six classified in the ITU ranking, while in women it has Camila Alonso as the sixth best ranked of all the participants.

In the male category Uxío Abuin starts with number one and is one of the favorites for the medals along with the Slovakian Richard Varga, the Swiss Adrien Briffod and the British Grant Sheldon. Along with them they also have options Roberto Sanchez Mantecón y Antonio Benedict.

Male start list

In the women's competition there is no clear favorite and a very open race is expected. The main candidates for the podium are the British Sophie Coldwell, the Russian Anastasia Abrasinova and the Hungarian Zsannet Bragmayer Camila Alonso y Marta Sanchez, are the Spanish representatives, both have risen to the podium in European cups this season.

Female start list


The competitions will be held on Friday, July 20. At 13:00 the women's race will start and the men's race at 15:00.

Foto Uxio: Facebook Uxio Abuin / Roberto: Facebook Roberto Sanchez / Antonio: Altafulla Bloc / Marta: Luisa HB / Camila: Viviane's Logbooklet

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