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WRG2019 - Roller Derby: Spain and Australia, United States rivals in the finals

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Roller Derby

The Pavelló Municipal d'Esports Riera Seca of Mollet del Vallès has lived an intense day with the semifinals of the Roller Derby World Championship. The fight for gold will take place on Saturday and has left some interesting finals between the men's teams of the United States and Spain, and the women's teams of the United States and Australia.

In the women's category, the US team will try to repeat the gold from two years ago. The United States have won their semi-final with a lot of confidence against India 335- 77. Their opponent tomorrow will be Australia, which has won in the second semifinal against the Spaniards with an adjusted 95 to 77.

As for the men's category, the United States has also gone to the final with ease against Japan (183-9) and will face the only team that has put him in trouble, Spain. The local team has shown its strength against Australia and has won by 115 to 16.

The fight for the Roller Derby medals will take place this Saturday. The men's final between the United States and Spain will be played at 12:00 am and the women's final between the United States and Australia at 13:30 pm. Before the finals will be played the fight for bronze with the men's consolation final between Japan and Australia, at 9.00, while the female, between Spain and India, will take place at 10:30.

PHOTO: M. Casanovas/WRG