Mario Mola leads the Triarmada in the Triathlon World Series in Cagliari
The Spanish triathlete, Mario Mola will compete again in the Triathlon World Series leading the Triarmada in Cagliari.
Mola, who was recently crowned duathlon world champion, He arrives in great shape for the test.
The Triathlon World Series in Cagliari
This will be the second edition of the Triathlon World Series in Cagliari.
The capital of the island of Sardinia is the scene of the third test of the Series of the season, after the races in Abu Dhabi and Yokohama.
In last year's edition, the British Georgia Taylor-Brown and Alex Yee they took victory in Italy, helping them finish second overall in the series.
Spanish presence in Cagliari
Along with Mario Mola, other prominent Spanish triathletes will be present in Cagliari.
The list of participants includes Roberto sanchez , Antonio Serrat , David Castro y Genis Grau in the male category.
In the female category, Miriam Casillas y Marta Pintanel They will represent Spain.
|DORSAL||Athlete||Year of birth||Country|
|12||Roberto Sánchez Mantecon||1996||ESP|
|20||Antonio Serrat Seoane||1995||ESP|
|36||David Castro Fajardo||1993||ESP|
|17||Miriam Casillas García||1992||ESP|
|28||Marta Pintanel Raymundo||1999||ESP|
A nice duel is expected between Alex Yee y Hayden Wilde. Yee, who won in Abu Dhabi, will again face Wilde, who took the win in Yokohama.
However, do not overlook the Portuguese Basque Vilaca, current leader of the WTCS, and defending world title holder, Leo Berger.
Added to these names are athletes like Jelle Geens, Brandon Copeland y Bence Bicsak, and the norwegians Gustav Iden y Kristian Blummenfelt who are still looking for points for their Olympic qualification.
In the women's category, the highest ranked athlete participating this weekend is the American Taylor spivey.
We will also have to take into account the 2016 Olympic champion, Gwen Jorgensen, who will participate in his first WTCS race since announcing his return to triathlon earlier this year and Katie Zaferes, Tokyo double Olympic medalist.
Accompanying the American competitors, the British Beth Potter, winner of the WTCS Abu Dhabi, and Georgia Taylor-Brown They will also compete.
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The WTCS Cagliari presents are disputed over Olympic distance.
Participants will start with two swimming laps at Poetto, Cagliari's main beach, covering a total of 1.500 m in the Mediterranean.
Then, on a circuit described as “totally flat”, the athletes will cover a total of 38 km on the bike, divided into 10 laps with approximately 14 corners each.
Finally, the competitors will finish with a foot race of four laps of 2,5 km each, following a route similar to that of the cycling segment.
The elite races are scheduled to begin on Saturday May 27, with the women starting at 11:00 (local time) and the men at 15:15.
|Event||Local time (Cagliari)|
How to follow it live
The test can be followed live through Triathlon Live.tv and RTVEplay