The men's event will not feature Gómez Noya or the Brownlee brothers
The Spanish triathlete Zuriñe Rodríguez seeks this Sunday to gain a place among the first classified of the Triathlon World Cup held in Edmonton (Canada), scoring for the 2012 Olympic Games, and a favorable scenario for the number one in the world, the local Paula Findlay.
The 22-year-old Canadian athlete, Paula Findlay, is undoubtedly the top favorite to win the 2011 Edmonton World Cup. Poster won for three reasons. The last time this championship was held in Edmonton was in 2007 and it was the winner, this year it has not yet found a competitor capable of overshadowing it and also, it runs at home, on the circuit where it fell in love with this sport and on the city where he grew up.
Among the favorites to try to snatch the victory from Findlay is the Spanish Zuriñe Rodríguez, who arrives at the World Cup in great form after reaching thirteenth position in the last round of the World Series, held in the Austrian town of Kitbüehel .
On the other hand, the male category arrives decaffeinated. To the absence of the world champion in 2010, the Spanish Gómez Noya, we must add that of the brothers Alistar and Jonathan Brownlee, brand-new European champion and runner-up, respectively, after giving a real exhibition in the test held in Pontevedra just two weeks ago .
With the absence of the greats, the favorite poster falls to the Canadian veteran and double Olympic medalist, Simon Whitfield, who already won this test in 2002 and 2003. The Spanish representation will fall on Jose Miguel Pérez and Ramón Ejeda, first and foremost. second in the Pan American Cup held in the Colombian town of Guatape.