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Javier Gómez Noya will try to revalidate his title in Vigo

During the weekend of September 17 and 18, Vigo will host the XVIII Spanish Triathlon Championship, in which Javier Gómez Noya from Ferrol will try to revalidate 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 swimming route will be done in the waters of Samil beach, the 40 kilometers by bicycle on Avenida de Europa and the 10 kilometers on foot will be They will compete on Avenida de Samil.

The championship will start on Saturday the 17th at 13.00:14.15 p.m. with the starting signal for the male and female cadet and paratriathlon categories. At 15.00:XNUMX p.m. the race for women's age groups will begin and from XNUMX:XNUMX p.m., the m

asculines. The main course is reserved for Sunday the 18th. At 9.00:10.15 a.m., the male and female junior triathletes will begin. At 12.45:XNUMX a.m. the women's elite category and at XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. 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 compete in the last round of the World Series in Beijing with the championship at stake. The Santiago native Antón Ruanova will also be in Vigo, who will try to make things difficult for him.

Guipuzcoan Ainhoa ​​Murua, already qualified for the London Games, will be the favorite in the women's category, although Marta Jiménez and Ana Burgos may cause problems.

Source: farodevigo.es

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