After the sixth test of the circuit in Hamburg, the French Vicent Luis has regained the lead with the second place achieved yesterday in the German city.
Now the 8 first classifieds already have the same number of competitions, so for the grand final they will have to discard the two worst ones since alone score 5 World Series plus the score obtained in the Grand Final of Lausanne (Switzerland).
Only 5 athletes have repeated podium this season
With only 5 athletes who have repeated podium this year (Vicent Luis, Javier Gomez Noya, Mario Mola, Jacob Birtwhisle and Jelle Geens), everything is very close and the world title will be decided in the Grand Final
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Vicent Luis, gets his second podium in the WTS
The French triathlete, has shown that he is in a great moment of form and that he has caught the sprint distance, with a victory in Yokohama and a second place in Hamburg.
Also today with the last relay in mixed relays has given the victory to his team.
Javier Gómez Noya the best Spanish, second
Javier Gómez Noya with the eighth place achieved yesterday, has climbed to the second position of the world cup, and just 438 French points.
With two podiums and an 8º and 9º as his worst results he can still keep adding points, to reach the Grand Final with options to win his sixth world title.
The bad luck of Fernando Alarza
Fernando Alarza, who came out with the number 1 and as leader of the World Cup, had no luck and with two falls in the race he had no chance to score in the race. Now 3.282 points to 843 from first place.
The Hamburg test was the worst result (45ª) and will be discarded for the final classification
Jacob Birtwhistle climbs to fourth position
With the victory won yesterday, the Australian triathlete climbs to the fourth position in the Ranking and already has two victories this year, Hamburg and Leeds. He is an opponent to keep in mind as he is the only one who has won two victories this year.
Mario Mola approaching the podium
Mario Mola who was fourth in the test, already Go up to the fifth position of the Ranking and continue with options. Although the difference is of 1.154 points with Luis 3 has bad results: 29º in Leeds, and Montreal and 26º in Bermuda, which can only improve in the next tests.
Katie Zaferes continues as world leader
After the fall suffered in the test of Hamburg, the North American continues as leader of the world with 755 points of advantage over Jessica Learmonth and 804 over Taylor Brown.
Two tests remain, one sprint and the other Olympic
The end of the WTS 2019 is approaching, where we only have two more opportunities to enjoy the best triathletes in the world to fight for victory.
The next appointment will be in Edmonton (Canada), the July 20 on sprint distance, while the Grand Final will be on Olympic distance in Lausanne the August 31