Rubén Bravo and Elena Aguilar take the Sierra Nevada triathlon
Rubén Bravo from Malaga and Elena Aguilar from Granada have achieved victory this Sunday in the Olympic distance of the Sierra Nevada Ironmad triathlon, a test considered one of the toughest in the world in which more than half a thousand hard-working athletes have participated.
Bravo completed the 1.500-meter swim in the Pantano de Canales, the 46-kilometre bike ride and the 10-kilometre run through the Sierra Nevada in a time of two hours, 55 minutes and 36 seconds, six and a half minutes less than Emilio Crovetto from Marbella, which was second The Sevillian Emilio Álvarez has completed the masculine podium.
In the women's category, the victory was for the triathlete Elena Aguilar from Granada, with a time of almost three and a half hours, ahead of Sara Bonilla, who was second, and Rocío Alcanchuel, third classified.
More than 500 athletes have participated in this Sierra Nevada triathlon, considered one of the toughest in the world due to its distance and altitude, since most of it takes place in the Granada winter season.