Hamburg will host one more year one of the most exciting tests of the world series of 2019, also about sprint distance, where with a very even classification, everything is open so that the first classified of the ranking can opt for the title.
Mario Mola second in the last world series in Montreal, he returned to perform at a high level and was fighting for victory until the end, where in a tight sprint the Belgian Jelle Geens took the victory.
Fernando Alarza sixth in Canada has shown that it is the most regular athlete. Although he has climbed to several podiums, he has not won any WTS from Cape Town in 2016. Fernando, who has improved his swimming sector a lot this year, is getting better and is hoping to win again in the event
Javier Gómez Noya he was ninth in Montreal, his worst result to date. The Galician was at a great level especially thinking that it had been proclaimed Runner-up of Europe IROMAN 70.3 the previous weekend. If he's recovered, we'll see him fighting for podium places.
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All favorites will be on the starting line
As for the favorites we found Mario Mola, second in Montreal where he was reunited with the sensations of competition, Fernando Alarza, which until now is the most regular in the world, Vicent Luis second of the ranking and that returns to the competition after his absence in the last world series.
Javier Gómez Noya, that if it is recovered after the intense month of June, surely it will be fighting for the places on the podium. The British also return to the competition Alex Yee and Jonathan Brownlee Surely they will be fighting for victory in the race. The winner of Montreal Jelle Geens will also be on the starting line
As for the rest of the Spaniards participating in the test, they will be Antonio Serrat y Roberto Sánchez Mantecón which debuts in a WTS. In the female category they will be Carolina Routier, that is already having sensations and Sara Perez. The absence of Vicente Hernández by injury.
Katie Zaferes, for the fifth victory
In the female category, the North American triathlete Katie Zaferes he is not having a rival and has been number one in four of the 5 races played to date: Abu Dhabi, Bermuda, Yokohama, Montreal and a second place in Leeds that give him 4.925 points and place him as world leader.
In the list of exit they are Jessica Learmonth , Georgia Taylor-Brown, Taylor Spivey , Non Stanford or Rachel Klamer.
The return of Vicky Holland, world champion in 2018 o Nicola Spirig who returns to competition after being a mother last year and wants to participate in the Olympic games again (It was gold in London 2012 and Silver in Rio 2016)
As for the Spanish women, they will be Carolina Routier y Sara Pérez Sala.
Everything indicates that Zaferes will arrive as a leader in the Grand Final, where he will have many options to get his first world title.
3 tests remain, 2 in sprint distance and one in Olympic
We remember that the score is based on adding the 5 best performances of the circuit and the position that is made in the Grand Final of Lausanne (Switzerland).
With these data, everything is very open, since with 3 competitions still to be contested, two in sprint distance and one in olympic, (Hamburg, Edmonton and Laussane)
How to see the WTS of Hamburg live?
The test can be followed live through the TV and various online channels.
- Date: 6 July, Saturday
- Local time: 14: 00 PM
- Spanish time: 14: 00 PM
- Date: 6 July, Saturday
- Local time: 16: 30 PM
- Spanish time: 16: 30 PM
- Teledeporte (It is programmed in deferred)