Mario Mola will seek his third win at the Hamburg World Series

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The great novelty in the WTS of Hamburg will be the return to the competition of Fernando Alarza and Vicente Hernandez after overcoming each other injuries.

This weekend, the WTS Hamburg, the "queen" test of the calendar, the oldest of all the world series and the only one that has been disputed every year.

All eyes on Mario Mola

In the German city a name shines above the rest, Mario Mola, world leader winner in the last two seasons the Hamburg WTS and that will try to track his third world title.

Hamburg is also the return from Fernando Alarza to the competition after missing the WTS of Leeds for an Achilles tendon injury and theetorno by Vicente Hernández who does not compete from the March 10 in Mooloolaba. Uxío Abuín will be the fourth Spanish in the German event, after having been 15ª in the WTS of Bermuda the Galician hopes to continue growing in the world series.

The fifth Spanish enrolled in this appointment is Antonio Serrat qHe will be practically safe because of the fall he suffered last week in the final of the Tiszaujvaros World Cup, which caused a major cut in the leg where they had to put several stitches.

In the men's competition Mario Mola comes out with the number one leader of the world championship and has been the winner in Hamburg the last two editions, is the big favorite to win and together with Fernando Alarza (5º of the world ranking) are the Spanish candidates podium.

The French with Vicent Luis y Pierre Le Corre (2º and 3º of the world ranking) will be the great rivals of the Spaniards, along with the Australian Ryan Bailie y Jacob Britwhistle, in addition to the trio "of Bermuda", the Norwegians Stornes, Blummenfelt and Iden who achieved the historic treble in the WTS of Bermuda. Complete the list of favorites, the South African Richard Murray and the Portuguese Joao Silva

Male start list

Flora Duffy in search of leadership

 As regards female participation, there will be three Spanish women in Hamburg, Anna Godoy in a great state of form as it was last week in Tiszaujvaros where he achieved a great fifth position that allowed him to score good points in the Olympic ranking.

Sara Perez he also arrives after having an outstanding performance in Hungary where he was 11ª and getting points for Tokyo 2020. For its part Camila Alonso he could not play the final in Tiszy and will try here in Hamburg to add the maximum possible points.

As regards the female race Flora Duffy It is the great favorite but it still does not lead the world ranking of the WTS as in the two previous years at this time. The triathlete of Bermuda will try to cut points with the triathletes that currently occupy the first places, the American Katie Zaferes, leader of the WTS, the British Vicky Holland (2ª) and the Dutch Rachel Klarmer (3ª).

The rest of the favorites are Japanese Yuko Takahashi y Yuko Sato Finally, we must highlight the powerful US and British teams, which present 5 triathletes by selection, all with top5 options in Hamburg.

Female start list

How to follow the Hamburg Triathlon World Series live?

Male test

  • 16 time: 40 PM
  • Saturday 15 Julio 2018  

Female test

  • Time: 18: 40 PM
  • Saturday 15 Julio 2018  

 Where to see it live?

The WTS of Hamburg will start on Saturday 15 with the men's race at 16: 40. After the 18: 40 will be the women's turn and on Sunday 14: 30 the Mixed Relay World.

Photo: Wagner Araujo Itu Media

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