Javier Gómez Noya wins the first test of the Abu Dhabi World Triathlon Series

Javier Gómez Noya wins the first test of the Abu Dhabi World Triathlon Series

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The Spanish triathlete Javier Gómez Noya has started with victory the World Series after beating this past Saturday in the inaugural event held in Abu Dhabi, while defending champion, the Balearic Mario Mola, has only been able to be eighth and talaveran Fernando Alarza has been Remained at the doors of the podium with a fourth position.

The 33-year-old Galician, in the best way, starts the year with which he intends to erase the bad fortune of 2016; After resigning to participate in the World Series, in which he has proclaimed champion in five occasions -2008, 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2015-, to focus on the Olympic Games, suffered a fracture in the arm while training that made him goodbye river.

This Saturday, the Ferrol based in Pontevedra was intractable at the Yas Marina circuit and finished with a time of 1:52:31 to start leading the World Series, as he did in 2013 and 2014. British Thomas Bishop (1:52 : 45) was second, while Frenchman Vincent Luis (1:53:08) completed the podium.