Madrid's Casa de Campo has lived a historic afternoon with the celebration of the seventh edition of the Subaru Cross Triathlon, a test that has become one of the benchmarks of the capital and that, in 2019, has broken its record of registered, with more than 1.000 participants, what makes it ehe cross triathlon with the highest participation in Spain.
The victory for Chema Martínez
The athlete Chema Martínez and the cyclist Luis Pasamontes They have been in charge of inaugurating the new category of relay race. Martínez competed with his daughter Paula, in the water, and the popular humorist David Amor on the bicycle.
While Pasamontes had the help of the 125cc enduro world champion, Mario Román, for the swimming section and Irene Santos in the foot race. Highlight the duel in the water between Paula, really competitive, and Mario, far from their natural environment on an off road motorcycle. A great sporting pulse that also enlivened the atmosphere of the participants and the public when they saw each other face to face competing against familiar faces of the sport.
The victory in the duel between Martínez and Pasamontes went to Martínez, who also achieved victory in the mixed relay category, precisely with Pasamontes's team in second place.
In the new relay category, each triathlete performed a sector of the competition and the team's time represented the sum of the times of the three participants, and there was also a male option, a female option and a final mixed option. An initiative of the Subaru Triathlon Cross that has been a resounding success, with nearly 200 participants per team among the thousand registered in the test.
José Almagro and Eva García the winners in the PRO category
Both the relay event and the Pro category had a 700-meter swim, 20-kilometer mountain bike and a final 4,2-kilometer segment on foot, while the Open completed the same circuit, albeit with more affordable distances for amateur participants.
Once again, the Pro individual category offered a show of the highest level, with the participation of some of the best triathletes on the national scene. The victories went to José Almagro y Eva Garcia in the male and female categories, respectively. While in Open, the winners were Ivan Agudo y Ester Morales.
The location offers an excellent location for practicing cross triathlon
The Casa de Campo Park once again offered a tour of fast mountain bike tracks and run on foot using the routes allowed and compatible with the general objectives of conservation of the great lung of Madrid.
In addition, after maintenance work, the famous lake of the enclosure has offered some exceptional conditions to be able to do the swimming section. Some perfect routes for the most popular triathletes and less experienced with MTB.
The location offers a excellent location for cross triathlon practice, in the heart of Madrid and well connected for both participants and the public, which has allowed the event to consolidate as one of the best cross triathlons in Spain.
Pro Men's Category
1. José Almagro
2. José Ángel Hernández
3 Alejandro Alda
Pro Women's Category
1. Eva García
2. María Calleja
3. Monica Falgueras
Open Category Male
1. Iván Agudo
Women's Open Category
1 Ester Morales
1. Ignacio González / Manuel Sorinao / NGLJM
1 Ana Peinado / Leticia Gil / Marta Mena
1. Chema Martínez / Paula Martínez / David Amor
2. Luis Pasamontes / Mario Román / Irene Santos
More information and classifications in http://www.subarutriatloncross.com/