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Úxio Abuín European Triathlon Sub-Champion

Roberto Triathlon gets the bronze medal in Estonia

Today it was held in the town of Tartu (Estonia) on Sprint Triathlon European Championship, where we had the presence of Spanish 5 in the elite category.

Spanish historical dolblete with silver and bronze

Podium Uxio Abuin and Roberto Sánchez championship europe triathlon

The Spanish triathlon has achieved world and european titles (Olympic distance), Medals in both competitions, victories and podiums in WTS and World Cups, By Javier Gómez Noya, Ivan Raña, Mario Mola, Fernando Alarza, Vicente Hernández, Ainhoa ​​Murua, Ana Burgos, Eneko Llanos, Pilar Hidalgo, etc. But the European Sprint Distance Championship still resists us where we've achieved the best results to date

The men's event began at 14:00 p.m. Spanish time, where we had the presence of the Spanish Uxío Abuín, Roberto Sánchez and Antonio Benito.

In the 750 meters of swimming, the fastest was Mark Devav followed by Richard Varga, Uxío Abuín and Denis Vasiliev in 8 seconds. In the 20 km of cycling Márk Dévay was the first to arrive at the T2 with 10 seconds ahead on a group of 8 where they were Uxio, Vasiliev Westermann among others

Finally the victory was for Richard Varga with a time of 00: 53: 07 followed in second position by Uxío Abuín (00: 53: 18) and Roberto Sánchez (00:53:19) getting the bronze medal. Antonio Benito did not finish the test

Classification

1

Richard Varga

0:53:07

2

Uxio Abuin Ares

0:53:18

3

Roberto Sanchez Mantecon

0:53:19

4

Constantine Doherty

00:53:20

5

Frantisek Linduska

00:53:23

6

Tamás Tóth

00:53:31

7

Miguel Arraiolos

00:53:34

8

Samuel Dickinson

00:53:37

9

Alexander Bryukhankov

00:53:40

10

Lukas Pertl

00:53:45

Marta Sánchez enters the TOP10

The women's event was the first to be contested, where the only Spanish representatives were Camila Alonso, Marta Sánchez

The test began at 12: 00 Spanish time with the 750 meters of swimming where the first to get out of the water was Maya Kingma followed by Sophie Alden Sophie Coldwell Helena Carvalho at 3 seconds.

In a fairly even 20 km of cycling, a group of 2 athletes with Maya Kingma at the head and Marta Sánchez in the lead group arrived together at the T17. Camila arrived in a pursuer group more than 2 minutes from the head of the carrea

In the 5 km of running race finally Sophie Coldwell took the victory and the European title in a time of 00: 58: 32 followed by Alexandra Razarenova (00: 58: 52) and for Kaidi Kivioja (00: 58: 54) occupying the third final position.                    

As for the Spanish Marta Sanchez it was ninth and Camila Alonso eighteenth

Classification

1

Sophie Coldwell

00:58:32

2

Alexandra Razarenova

00:58:52

3

Kaidi Kivioja

00:58:54

4

Lena Meißner

00:59:00

5

Olivia Mathias

00:59:02

6

Julie Derron

00:59:18

7

Anastasia Abrosimova

00:59:23

8

Ekaterina Matiukh

00:59:35

9

Marta Sanchez Hernandez

00:59:43

10

Zsanett Bragmayer

00:59:47

 

As for Paratriathlon, the Spanish team has achieved 5 medals

Paratriaton Medals European Championship

Eva Moral (PTWC) and Daniel Molina (PTS3) have been proclaimed European Champions in their respective categories.

In addition 3 silver medals have been achieved by Jairo Ruiz in PTS5, Susana Rodriguez with your guide Paula García in PTVI and Rakel Mateo in PTS2 and  Lionel Morales, also in bronze PTS2.

The Spanish delegation was completed by Alejandro S. Palomero, 4º in PTS4; Kini Carrasco, 5º in PTS3; José Manuel Quintero, 8º at PTWC; Héctor Catalá, 5º in PTVI and Rafa Solis, 10º in PTS5. José Luis García Serrano and Ángel Salamanca (PTVI) had to retire in the cycling sector.

José Vicente Arzo (PTWC) could not take the start because he did not get the special competition material in time, a huge setback for the Spanish international who has not been able to play his European championship for these problems caused by the airline.

Photo @triatonsp / european.triathlon.union / Efe sports

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