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7 Spaniards in the ITU Multisport World Championship: Previous Duathlon, Cross Triathlon and LD Triathlon

From the 6 to the 14 in July, the Multideport World Championships organized by the ITU are held in the Danish city of Fyn. These include the disciplines of Duathlon, Cross Triathlon, Aquathlon, Aquabike and Long Distance Triathlon.

Spain presents a great selection, in three of the tests: Duathlon, Cross Triathlon and Long Distance Triathlon, with a powerful selection capable of fighting for medals in all competitions.

Duathlon World Championship

The July 6 will take place on World de Duathlon, with the presence of the Andalusians Emilio Martín y Christopher Garcia Emilio Martín is one of the favorites, not in vain is the current runner-up in the world, and accumulates eight individual medals between world and European. The rest of the favorites are the local Soren Bystrup, the French Benjamin Choquert y Yohan Le Only and British Mark Buckingham. The test will be carried out under standard distance, 10k of foot race, 40 km of cycling and 5 km of running race. In female competition there will be no Spanish representation.

Spaniards at the FYN2018 Mutideporte World Championship

Cros Triathlon World Championship

The July 10 will be the turn for the World de triathlon Cros where Spain has the presence of Ruben Ruzafa, who arrives in a great moment of form with the recent victory in the Xterra of France. Ruben is the current runner-up in the world, and like Emilio Martin, has numerous medals in world and European. Rubén has competed in 7 ITU competitions and in all of them has always been TOP2.

The favorite is the current world gold Mexican Francisco Serrano together with the world champion Xterra the South African Bradley Weiss. In the feminine competition there will be no Spanish representation either.

LD Triathlon World Championship

And finally, the Mutideporte World Cup will close on July 14 in July with the LD Triathlon World Championship, which will be held as last year with a 3.000m swim, 120km of cycling and 30 km of race to foot.

In the male category Pablo It's pitiful current champion of Spain LD and Emilio Aguayo current runner-up are the Spanish representatives. Both have shone internationally this season and last, with podiums in Challenge and Ironman 70.3 tests.

In Fyn they are trained to fight with the best. He Italian taste Molinari, the dane Hogenhaug, the Belarusian Vasilevich and the Ukrainian Zymtsev they are the favorites to victory.

Emilio Aguayo

With regard to the female category, in this competition there will be Spanish representation, with the four-time champion of Spain LD Gurutze Friars and the current champion of Spain LD Anna Noguera

Both come in good shape, Guru sealed his qualification for the World Cup Hawaii Ironman a few weeks ago at the IM in Cairns and Noguera arrives as current champion of Spain MD and winner of Valencia 113.

The test has a great level, with local Pedersen y Verterby as favorites along with the Chilean Barbara Riveros.

Photo Emilio: @grupoadarsa / Cristóbal: Facebook Cristóbal García / Rubén: Facebook Rubén Ruzafa / Pablo: Jose Luís Pedrosa / Emilio: Volcano Triathlon /

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