Vigo will host the XVIII Spanish Triathlon Championship during the weekend of September 17 and 18, in which Javier Gómez Noya from Ferrol will try to defend his title against the best national triathletes.
Paco Villanueva, president of the Galician Triathlon Federation, accompanied by Abel Caballero, mayor of Vigo, and Manel Fernández, Councilor for Sports, yesterday presented the test that will be held in the area of Samil and will be attended by around 1.100 competitors.
The circuit will vary depending on the category, but in the elite category, the 1.500-meter swim will be done in the waters of Samil beach, the 40-kilometre bike ride on Avenida de Europa and the 10-kilometre walk will They will dispute on Avenida de Samil.
The championship will start on Saturday 17 at 13.00:14.15 p.m. with the starting signal for the male and female cadet categories and paratriathlon. At 15.00:XNUMX p.m. the race by women's age groups will begin and from XNUMX:XNUMX p.m., the m
asculine The main course is reserved for Sunday 18. At 9.00:10.15 am, the male and female junior triathletes will begin. At 12.45:XNUMX am the elite women's category and at XNUMX:XNUMX pm the men's category.
Javier Gómez Noya from Ferrol will attend this event to defend his title despite the fact that this Saturday he will be playing the last round of the World Series in Beijing with the championship at stake. Antón Ruanova from Santiago will also be in Vigo, who will try to make things difficult for him.
Ainhoa Murua from Gipuzkoa, already classified for the London Games, will be the favorite in the women's category, although Marta Jiménez and Ana Burgos could cause her problems.