The entire Triarmada for the Abu Dhabi Grand Final

This weekend the last appointment of the Triathlon World Series in Abu Dhabi, where everything arrives very even.

In the elite category women will be the first to compete, they will do it on Friday the 25th while on Saturday it will be the men's turn,

The two big favorites for the title will be Georgia Taylor Brown y Flora Duffy QThey arrive at this last test with only 69 points difference.

As for the men, the New Zealander arrives as leader Hayden Wilde followed by British Alex yee to only 118 points.

You can check the previous feminine y Male for more information

In the test there will also be several Spaniards where Antonio Serrat Sixth in the world championship, he arrives with many options to finish in the final Top10.

They will also be Roberto Sánchez Mantecón, who was third in Bermuda, David Castro that comes from winning a World Cup in Chile, Sergio Baxter y Mario Mola.

In women, the only representative in the test will be Miriam Casillas, who is tenth in the Ranking and also has options to finish in the Top 10 of the world Ranking.

The Paratriarmada, before their 2022 World Championship

the paratriarmada in Abu Dhabi
FETRI/ the paratriarmada in Abu Dhabi

Before the events of the Grand Final, on Thursday the Paratriathlon World Championship will kick off the triathlon party, in which the Spanish team will start as one of the great medal contenders in each of the classes in those who participate

Susana Rodríguez (PTVI) and Dani Molina (PTS3) will seek to achieve their umpteenth world championship, thus also consolidating their situation in the world ranking, facing the important year 2023 that opens the door to the Paralympic Games in Paris 2024.

Eva Moral (PTWC), returns to Abu Dhabi, where last year she was bronze, pregnant, this time as a mother, to fight again for the medals.

Lionel Morales (PTS2) after his medal at the European Championships in May, he will fight for the intercontinental medal, just like Rakel Mateo (PTS2) in the women's competition.

In the female PTS4 category, we will have two young triathletes fighting for medals, Martha French, which last year was silver in Abu Dhabi and Andrea Miguelez (member of the Caixabank Paralympic Promises programme) that last year won the PTS3 World Cup gold and that this year, reclassified to PTS4, already knows what it is to win the European gold.

Hector Catala, in a tough PTVI class, he will have to play for the medals with the British, French and American rivals and with a new guide (Carlos Oliver), while Jairo Ruiz (PTS5) will seek to return to the path of international medals in a class with a high competitive level and maximum equality.

To close the selection, the veteran Kini Carrasco (PTS3) will try to secure the biggest haul of international points in his career to return to a Paralympic Games.

The paratriathlon events can be followed on triathlonlive.tv on Thursday starting at 5:00 am.

Sub 23 and Age Groups

The Spanish sub23
FETRI/ The Spanish sub23

In the sub23 category we will have three athletes in the dispute of their World Cups, the Champions of Spain in the Olympic distance category in Banyoles, Ángel Sánchez e Iratxe Arenal, and the Aragonese Marta Pintanel, which comes from being 4th in the Viña del Mar World Cup after a season of confirmation in international competitions.

The under 23 category will offer us some high-level championships that will even feature names that already know what it is to play the World Series regularly and that this time they will participate in this category.

Schedule

The elite tests will be held at the following times.

Female test

  • Date: Friday, November 25
  • Schedule: 13:00 local time (10:00 AM CET in Spain)

Male test

  • Date: Saturday, November 26
  • Schedule: 15:00 local time (12:00 PM CET in Spain)

The paratriathlon events can be followed on triathlonlive.tv on Thursday starting at 5:00 am.

Where to see it live?

Both competitions can be followed live through triathlonlive and by RTVE Play in the following links:

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