Iván Raña will play in Madrid to qualify for the Olympic Games in London

The triathlete ordense Iván Raña has taken a small step back in his aspirations to qualify for the London Olympic Games, finishing in 28th position in the San Diego triathlon (United States), behind his direct rival for the Olympic place , Josemi Pérez from Cuenca.


The victory went to the British Jonathan Brownlee, absent for almost seven months from the competition, seconded by the Swiss Sven Riederer and by the South African Richard Murray, who is the leader of the triathlon World Cup classification.

Spain has three places for London 2012, but when allocating them, the national federation (Fetri) does not follow the Olympic ranking, in which the order is second.

One position corresponds to Gómez Noya, European champion, another will go to the Mallorcan Mario Mola, due to the merits that it has according to the criteria that Fetri follows (in addition, it was fourth in San Diego, demonstrating its good moment), and the third was the Raña dispute with Josemi Pérez, 22nd in the test last morning, 13 seconds per in front of Rana In Madrid, on May 27, both will play another round for the Games.

Source: lavozdegalicia.es

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