Gwen Jorgensen, the 2016 Olympic gold medalist, has once again demonstrated her dominance in the world of triathlon with a victory in the Triathlon World Cup in Tongyeong, South Korea.
This victory comes at a crucial moment in his career, as he has recently decided change your focus to maximize their chances of qualifying for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
After his participation in the Finals of the World Triathlon Series in Pontevedra, Gwen opted to withdraw from the US team at the Pan American Games in Chile and compete in Asia to participate in back-to-back races in South Korea and Japan.
In an exciting race, Gwen Jorgensen managed to surpass Yuki Takahashi from Japan and Tereza Zimovjanova from the Czech Republic to take the victory
Despite some setbacks during the transition and swim segment, Gwen demonstrated her ability to recover and ultimately take the lead.
“I'm happy to have made it to the front, although I'm not really excited about my race today,” she said. Gwen After the race. “I'm always happy to get the win.”
As for the Spanish athletes, Cecilia Santamaria Surroca had an outstanding performance, finishing in ninth position with a time of 00:59:00.
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In the male category Tim hellwig from Germany took the gold with a time of 00:50:25, closely followed by Ricardo Batista from Portugal with 00:50:29. Completing the podium, Samuel Dickinson of Great Britain finished in third place with a time of 00:50:33.
Esteban Basanta Fouz He was the best Spaniard classified in 19th position.
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Spanish athletes also had a notable presence in the competition.
Below, we present a table with the results of the Spanish participants in both categories.