Francesca is back! Not that she ever left, but on the last day at the Front Maritim venue, she finally won her first gold medal of this World Championship in the 15k elimination race. She dominated pretty much all the race and with an amazing last lap she crossed the finish line first. Silver for Jhoana Viveros and bronze for Ho-chen Yang.
In the men’s event Bart Swings keeps collecting medals! A race characterized by falls and disqualifications, but the Belgian showed off all his class winning the race, followed by Oscar Cobo, Colombia, and Nolan Beddiaf, France.
The Junior 10k points / elimination has seen an interesting battle between the Colombian Maria Jose Alfonso Quiroz and Corinne Stoddard from USA, gold and silver, respectively. On the lower step of the podium, another medal for Giorgia Valanzano, Italy.
In the boys race, Jason Suttles added another impressive performance on his portfolio winning the gold medal. On the podium with him, Colombian Raul Enrique Hurtado Ramirez and Matteo Barison from Italy.
Today was the turn of the Juniors to race the One Lap event. In the ladies event, Italy wins its second gold of the day with Asja Varani. Silver for home idol Nerea Langa and bronze for Ecuador with Maria Arias.
USA champion Sabien Tinson, with his fast start took the lead from the beginning and no one could keep up with him. Another silver for Spain and Nil Llop, bronze for Wei Lun Wang.
Tomorrow, the 100mt will be held at the Paseo de Gracia. It’s going to be an amazing show. Do not miss it!
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