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Mario Mola second in the Edmonton World Series

Jonathan Brownlee wins the test and Javier Gómez Noya has suffered a fall and has not been able to finish the test

This morning has been played in Edmonton (Canada) the penultimate event of the Triathlon World Series where Jonathan Brownlee has achieved victory and with a great Mario Mola second with the Best time in the 00 walking race: 14: 47.

Bad luck for Javier Gómez Noya that he could not finish the race, since he suffered a fall in the last lap of the cycling sector. Fortunately, he has not suffered serious injuries and will be in Lausanne's Grand Final in principle. Fernando Alarza he has been eighth in the test

As for the test, the first to leave the water was Vicent Luis, followed by Marten Van Riel and Ben Kanute at 3 seconds, the first Spanish was Antonio Serrat 14º, Mario Mola was 21º at 29 seconds, Javier Gómez Noya 24º at 30, Fernando Alarza 35 to 40 '' and Roberto Sánchez 54º to almost 1 minute of the head of the race.

In the cycling segment quickly formed a quartet in the lead with Van Riel, Jonathan Brownlee, Vicent Luis and Ben Kanute ahead in the passage through the first round in 29 seconds to the pursuer group of Mola, Noya and Alarza.

The group head, thanks to a strong pace and a good collaboration could maintain an advantage over the peloton getting to reach the T2 with 17 seconds ahead. In the last lap Javier Gómez Noya suffered a fall leaving him out of the race. He has suffered several injuries but it seems that none serious.

In the race on foot Jonathan Brownlee and Marten Van Riel put a strong rhythm from the beginning, leaving forward and leaving their fellow escape. Behind Mario Mola, we have seen him as in his best moments, was cutting differences through the second round and 15 seconds of the head of the race.

Finally Jonathan Brownlee he left in the last lap getting the victory in the test with a time of 54: 52 followed by Mario Mola (54: 57) to 5 seconds and by Marten Van Riel (55: 02). The current world leader Vicent Luis was fifth, securing his leadership for the Grand Final of Lausanne

Fernando Alarza with a great race finished in the eighth position. Antonio Serrat it was 18º and Roberto Sánchez did not finish the test

Mario Mola is already second in the world

Vicent Luis has maintained the leadership of the ranking with its fifth place today reaching the sum of 4.180 points. Mario Mola with the second position of today it goes up to the second position of the ranking with 3.783 points, while Javier Gómez Noya (3.687) falls to third place and Fernando Alarza (3.325) is fourth.

With such a small difference we will see in the Grand Final of Lausanne an exciting test to meet the 2019 Triathlon World Champion, where the Spanish have options to get a new title.

You can check the following link options that the Spanish have for the Grand Final.

Laussane will be played the next 31 in August on Olympic distance

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