Zuriñe Rodríguez seeks to find a place in Edmonton, the kingdom of Findlay
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 that is 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 without a doubt the main favorite to win the 2011 Edmonton World Cup. Cartel conquered for three reasons. The last time this championship was held in Edmonton was in 2007 and she came out the winner, this year she has not yet found a competitor capable of overshadowing her and also, she runs at home, on the circuit where she fell in love with this sport and in the city where he grew up.
Among the favorites to try to snatch victory from Findlay is the Spanish Zuriñe Rodríguez, who arrives at the World Cup in great shape after reaching thirteenth position in the last event of the World Series, held in the Austrian town of Kitbüehel .
On the other hand, the male category arrives decaffeinated. In addition to the absence of the 2010 world champion, 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 an authentic exhibition in the test held in Pontevedra just two weeks ago .
With the absence of the greats, the favorite poster falls on the Canadian veteran and double Olympic medalist, Simon Whitfield, who already won this event in 2002 and 2003. The Spanish representation will fall on Jose Miguel Pérez and Ramón Ejeda, first and second in the Pan American Cup played in the Colombian town of Guatape.