Last appointment before the Beijing final
This weekend the Swiss town of Lausanne will host the last appointment of the Dextro Series before the Grand Final in Beijing, which will be held on September 10 and 11.
Lausanne is a consolidated city in hosting and organizing international events, home to countless World Cups, Aquathlon World Championships and European Championships, it is a city that is presented as an ideal place for this type of competition.
This year it takes the leap and hosts its first Dextro World Series, which will take place over sprint distance (750 swim, 20 km bike and 5 km run). In addition, during the same weekend, a Relay event will be held, in which Spain will be represented and where each team will have two male and two female triathletes.
In the Women's Elite category, Spain will be represented by Ainhoa Murua (currently in the Top20 of the world ranking) and Marta Jiménez, who in recent competitions has shown to be in good shape.
Barbara Riveros and Andrea Hewitt (first and second in the world ranking) start as favourites. Another favorite, the Canadian Paula Findlay will not participate in this test. The toughest opponents will be Helen Jenkins, Emma Morffatt and the Spanish Ainhoa Murúa, with a good chance of being in the Top 10 of the event.
In the Men's Elite category, we will have Javier Gómez Noya who currently maintains the leadership in the world series, Mario Mola y Fernando Alarza they will complete the male representation.
Our leader, Noya, will have to compete again with the Brownlee brothers. This time it will be Jonathan who has the best podium chances, since he is the current world champion in this distance. The Russian Alexander Brukhankov, third in the world ranking, will also fight to be in these first three places on the podium.
The Men's Elite Start will be on Saturday, August 20 at 11.50:14 local time. The women's at 10:XNUMX p.m. You can see the test through this link: www.triathlonlive.tv. or follow her on Twitter: twitter.com/triathlonlive.