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Katie Zaferes wins the Yokohama World Series

The American has achieved her third consecutive victory this season

Today it has been played in Yokohama (Japan) the third meeting of the Triathlon World Series where Katie Zaferes He has achieved his third consecutive victory this year.

In the test, our representatives were Miriam Casillas and Carolina Routier that have ended in 17ª and 35ª respectively

The Olympic distance test started at the 6 of Spanish morning time with the 1.500 meters of swimming, where the fastest was Jessica Learmonth followed by Maya Kingma, Taylor Spivey, Katie Zaferes and Summer Rappaport in 10 seconds

In the cycling segment, a group of 6 head units was formed with Learmonth, Miller, Zaferes, Spivey Takahasi, Kigma and Rappaport that was gradually increasing its to reach the T2 with two minutes of advantage over the pursuer group, to face the decisive 10 km of running race.

Quickly, after a quick transition, Zaferes and Rappaport left alone to go through the first round of the sector with 19 seconds ahead of Taylor Spivey.

The two Americans went together until the last round where Katie Zaferes he went solo to get the victory in a time of 1: 52: 12. The second classified has been Summer Rappaport (1: 52: 33) followed by Taylor Spivey (1: 53: 29) occupying the third final position.

Miriam Casillas 17ª and Carolina Routier 35ª continue their particular struggle to get as many women as possible for Spain in the face of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Where they have added some valuable points for the Olympic Qualification Ranking where the second test cycle has started.

Female classification

Katie Zaferes 01: 52: 12
Summer Rappaport 01: 52: 33
Taylor Spivey 01: 53: 29
Yuko Takahashi 01: 53: 38
Georgia Taylor-Brown 01: 54: 25
Jessica Learmonth 01: 54: 52
Maya Kingma 01: 54: 59
No Stanford 01: 55: 10
Tamara Gorman 01: 55: 35
Laura Lindemann 01: 55: 43

With this victory, Zaferes gets the hat-trick this season and ranks as the undisputed leader in the first part of the circuit.

The next appointment of the WTS will travel to Great Britain, in Leeds, next June 8.

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