Rubén Ruzafa will look for his fourth world XTERRA this Sunday

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Everything is ready for a new edition of the Xterra World Championship

Maui (Hawaii) will once again host the Xterra World Championship where the best athletes of the specialty will try to be at the top.

One of the great favorites is the malagueño Rubén Ruzafa, winner in 3 occasions of the title and who has spent the last two years staying at the doors with a second (2016) and third place (2015). Rubén that this year has been runner-up of the Cros World Triathlon in Canada, which he has also achieved 3 times (2014, 2015 and 2016). This year he achieved for the third time the Xterra European Tour with 7 wins this year in tests Xterra.

The Mexicans will be on the starting line Francisco Serrano, Cros Triathlon World Champion, and last year's champion Mauricio Méndez In addition, the Australian must be taken into account Ben Allen (third in 2016, 2014 and 2013), to the New Zealanders Braden Currie second in 2015 y Sam Osborne or the Americans Josiah Middaugh winner in 2015 or Ben Hoffman David Escolar will be our other Spanish representative in the test.

Flora Duffy the great favorite

Flora Duffy xterra Maui

As for the women's test, the big favorite is Flora Duffy, winner in the last editions and recent 3 ITU World Champion with 6 victories in the WTS

The Scottish must also be taken into account Lesley Paterson 2 times world champion (2012, 2011) and second in 2016, 2015, 2013, 2009. Many eyes are on the German Laura Philipp, Winner of the European Tour and in her debut at the XTERRA France won with more than 8 minutes of advantage to the dominators of this year in Europe, Brigitta Poor and Helena Erbenova. Brigitta Poor 6 has won the circuit tests while Helena Erbenova he has won the European Tour for the fourth time in six years. The Mexican Barbará Riveros, second in 204 and 2012 or Jacqui Allen runner-up in the ITU World will be other triathletes to take into account. The test has no Spanish representation in this category

How to follow the test live?

The test can be followed live through the official website and our social networks.


Date: 29 / 10 / 2017

Time: 21: 00 (Spanish time) 09: 00 Hawaii


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