This next Saturday the penultimate event of the Triathlon World Series in the Canadian city of Edmonton.
The test will once again have the presence of Javier Gómez Noya, Fernando Alarza, Mario Mola, Antonio Serrat and Roberto Sánchez Mantecón plus Miriam Casillas, Carolina Routier, Sara Pérez and Anna Godoy in the female test.
Sprint again in distance
The Edmonton WTS will compete on distance sprint, before reaching the Grand Final of Lausanne that will be on Olympic distance.
This year we are seeing an even fight with many different podiums and only with 5 triathletes that have repeated in the box. These are Vicent Luis, Javier Gómez Noya, Mario Mola, Jacob Birtwhisle and Jelle Geens
We will see again a very close fight
In the list of departure we find besides our triarmada to Vicent Luis, current world leader, Jacob Birthwhisle o Jelle Jeens, Highlights the absence of Henri Schoeman, fourth of the world.
Vicent Luis with options to arrive as leader to the Grand Final
The test gives 1.000 points to the winner and surely Vicent Luis will be planted in the final with a certain advantage to fight for the world title. At the moment he is ahead of 438 points to Javier Gómez Noya and to 843 to Fernando Alarza. Mario Mola is at 1.154 from French.
Given the performance of the Frenchman and if he does not suffer any incident in the test, he is worth finishing among the first 8 in Edmonton to leave with the number 1 in Lausanne.
Noya could be a leader
In the event that Noya won the test and Vicent Luis finished in ninth position could be placed as leader. In the case that Luis will not finish the test to Noya it would be worth him to be 10º in the test
The first 3 of the world championship absent in the race
The first three ranked in the world Katie Zaferes ,Jessica Learmonth y Georgia Taylor-Brown they will not be on the starting line, leaving the test very open. They also highlight the absence of Non Standford and French Cassandre Beaugrand, first and second in the WTS Hamburg.
Taylor Spivey fourth of the Ranking, could be placed as leader of the World Cup if he wins the test by just 1 point. In addition, it will be necessary to take into account Summer Rappaport, Yuko Takahashio o Taylor Knibb among others.
How to see the Edmonton World Series live?
The test can be followed live through the TV and various online channels.
- Date: 20 July, Saturday
- Local time: 15: 30 PM
- Spanish time: 23: 30 PM
- Date: 20 July, Saturday
- Local time: 17: 30 PM
- Spanish time: 01: 30 AM (Domingo 21)
- Teledeporte (Only the male test)
- ITU official website (Payable): https://www.triathlonlive.tv/
- Teledeporte: http://www.rtve.es/deportes/mas-tdp/directo/
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