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The Spaniards will try to rise to the top this weekend in Águilas

The promises of this sport in Europe will meet in Águilas to participate in the XXVII Triathlon «Marques de Águilas», valid for the European Youth Championship and Sub 23, the European Cup of Junior Triathlon and which will also be Qualifying for the Championship from Spain.

A Triathlon whose inauguration ceremony will take place this Friday 31 of August at the 20: 00 hours on the Esplanade of the Auditorium "Infanta Doña Elena" of Águilas and that will be attended by the Mayor of Águilas, Bartolomé Hernández Giménez, the President of the European Union of Triathlon, Renato Bertrandi, the Presidents of the National and Murcian Federations, José Hidalgo and Diego Calvo respectively, and the General Director of Physical Activity and Sports, Antonio Peñalver.

En Sub 23 la representación española estará formada por el mallorquín Mario Mola (cuarto en las Series Mundiales de Triatlón ITU de San Diego y sexto en el Campeonato de Europa de Triatlón de Eilat 2012); el triatleta de Talavera de la Reina, Fernando Alarza (cuarto en las Series Mundiales de Triatlón ITU de Estocolmo 2012); el gallego Uxío Abuín (tercero en la Copa de Europa Premium de Triatlón de Holten 2012); el santacrucero Vicente Hernández (reciente medalla de bronce en la Copa de Europa de Triatlón de Karlovy Vary 2012) y Ricardo Hernández (sexto en la Copa de África de Triatlón Sprint 2011).

En féminas contaremos con la banyolina Carolina Routier (vencedora en la Copa de África de Triatlón Sprint 2012 celebrada en Larache), la toledana María Ortega (17° en la Copa del Mundo de Triatlón de Banyoles), la barcelonesa Anna Godoy (13ª en la Copa de África de Triatlón Sprint 2012) y la pacense Miriam Casillas (22ª en la Copa del Mundo de Triatlón de Banyoles).

Along with the Spanish triathletes highlight the Russians Igor Polyanskiy and Andrey Brukhankov, the Portuguese Luso Joao Silva, the Italian Davide Uccellari or the Slovak Richard Varga among others.

On the other hand, in the Sub 23 female category, the presence of the Russian Alexandra Razarenova, Elena Danilova and Mariya Shorets or the Dutch Maaike Caelers stands out.

Source: .murcia.com

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