This next Saturday the Grand Final of the World Triathlon Series ITU in Laussane (Switzerland), where Mario Mola y Javier Gómez Noya tThey have options for the world title.
In the following article we have made a Detailed analysis of the possibilities that the first 6 classified have for the title since in a season where there has been no clear dominator (15 athletes have made a podium) we reached the last appointment with Vicent Luis as leader and depending on himself. Furthermore, the Frenchs has won in the last two Grand Finals, which shows that he arrives at this appointment always in a great way.
The test will be held on Olympic distance (1,5-40-10) with a cycling circuit that has two hard climbs in the middle of the course, which will surely mark the test.
Vicent Luis depends on himself.
The French trialteta, with two podiums a fourth place and two fifths, has been the most regular and arrives with 397 points of advantage over Mario Mola and 493 over Javier Gómez Noya.
The Frenchman depends on it to get his first world title, although it is worth it to be fifth in the test whenever Mario Mola wins.
La Triarmada with title options
Mario Mola After the irregular season that he has had since the Bermuda WTS, it seems that he has found the sensations again and will try to fight until the end to get what would be his fourth world title
Javier Gómez Noya, who has returned to the WTS this year after a year focused on IRONMAN, has done so on a regular basis and has a chance of winning the title. He would be world champion in the event that he won the Grand Final, Mario Mola was 3rd and Vicent Luis 8th.
Fernando Alarza, ranked fourth in the Ranking, also has mathematical options to get the title, although it depends on the poor performance of the 3 that is ahead in the classification.
It will also be necessary to take into account Jacob Birtwhisle y Marten Van Riel They also have mathematical options to get the degree.
Jonathan Brownlee comes to this date as the winner of the last WTS test in Edmonton, and surely the Norwegians Stornes, Blummenfelt e Iden they will try to fight for the medals.
Antonio Serrat will complete the Spanish participation.
Katie Zaferes the Great Favorite
In the female category, Katie Zaferes He will try to get the world title, looking for last year's rematch, where he lost it in the Grand Final to Vicky Holland in the last part of the race on foot.
This year she reaches the Grand Final as the circuit leader and 4 wins and a second place finish in the season that proves she is the most regular athlete on the WTS.
She arrives with 755 points of advantage and depending on herself to get the title. It would be worth reaching 12th position as long as the second classified wins Jessica Leartmonh
For testing, it will be necessary to take into account in addition to the first two of the Ranking a Georgia Taylor-Brown, Taylor Spivey, Non Stanford, Nicola Spirig, Summer Rappaport o Flora Duffy who returns to the WTS after his victory at the Tokyo Test Event.
Regarding the Spanish participation, we will have the presence of Miriam Casillas and Anna Godoy
Where to watch the World Series Grand Final live?
The Grand Final can be followed live on TV and on various online channels.
- Date: August 31, Saturday
- Local time: 14: 21 PM
- Spanish time: 14:21 PM
- Date: August 31, Saturday
- Local time: 17: 06 PM
- Spanish time: 17:06 PM
- Teledeporte (The men's test is scheduled to start at 16:00 and the women's test is delayed at 4:30 in the morning on Sunday.)