Today was the fifth event in Montreal (Canada) Triathlon World Series, where the current leader of the Ranking, the North American Katie Zaferes He has given no option and has won his fourth consecutive victory this season, running as the great favorite to get the world title.
At the starting line was her direct rival, the British Jessica Learmonth second of the Ranking and Georgia Taylor Brown fourth . Taylor Spivey third, finally has not participated in the test. Carolina Routier has been our only representative in the test.
The test, which has been contested under sprint distance, began at 20:36 (Spanish time) where the first to emerge from the water was the Brazilian Vittoria Lopes, followed by Maya Kingma, Jessica Learmonth and Katie Zaferes. Carolina Routier started in ninth position 12 seconds from the head of the race.
With a quick transition, the four-headed team tried to go solo on the bike, passing the first lap with a 10-second advantage over a group of 4 with Georgia Taylor Brown, Alice Betto, Tamara Gorman and Taylor Knibb.
In the passage through the third lap, the leading group unified, being 8 units with a 31-second advantage over their pursuers.
Little by little they were increasing their advantage to reach the T2 with 37 seconds ahead of Lopes and 1: 04 over the chasing group.
Katie Zaferes took the first run, followed by her getaway companions, gradually leaving with Georgia Taylor Brown alone.
The duet was gradually taking advantage to go through the middle of the course with 11 seconds ahead of Learmonth and 15 on Betto.
In the last kilometers we could see an exciting duel between the two, so that in the absence of just 200 meters from the end with a strong attack Katie Zaferes will take the victory with a time of 58: 15 followed by Georgia Taylor Brown (58: 26) and Jessica Leartmont (58: 49) which has finally been third. Carolina Routier he was 17th, achieving his best result of the season
With this result Zaferes continues as leader of the world with 5 contested events, where his worst position so far has been in the past WTS Leeds where he was second
The men's test will start at 22:00 (Spanish time)