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Lucy Gossage reigns in Spain
Posted by: Editor
Posted on: Wednesday 6th July 2011

Tags  Lucy Gossage  |  Navarra  |  TriGrandPrix

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Great Britain's Lucy Gossage took her first professional win on Saturday at TriGrandPrix Navarra in Spain. You can also read her personal account of the race HERE.

TriGrandPrix Navarra 2011, Aritzaleku Triathlon 2011

Race three of the 2011 TriGrandPrix ( Series - Saturday 2nd July 2011

The TriGrandPrix Experiences started on Friday with a wine tasting and dinner near the venue of Running of the Bulls 2011. On Saturday, 450 Triathletes completed the Sprint, Super Sprint and Kids triathlons with a great atmosphere, lunch, pasta party and “Mariachis” Mexican Music at night.

Sunday at 8:00 the Middle Distance took place where Estefania Gomez came first out of the water in 28:43 followed by Lucy Gossage 29:29 and Ana Monreal 29:42. Lucy Gossage took the lead on the bike course before the climb featuring live music. She maintained the lead to the finish, securing the win in 4:36:54 followed by Ana Casares, Navarra Champion, 4:55:50 and Estefania Gomez in 4:59:39.

For the men, Miquel Blanchart took the lead from the swim start until the finish line. Blanchart swam 1.9k in 24:04, biked 2:20 and recorded 1:16:19 for the 21k run. Raul Amatriain, TriGrandPrix Leader, was fifth out of the water in 26:59 and kept the distance during the bike and run, recording the fastest run time of the day to finish in 4:04:28. In third place was Unai Yus, the European cyclo-cross champion, with a final time of 4:17:41.

Pos Men Women
1st Miquel Blanchart 4:01:18 Lucy Gossage 4:36:54
2nd Raul Amatriain 4:04:28 Ana Casares 4:55:50
3rd Unai Yus 4:17:41 Estefania Gomez 4:59:39
4th Xavi Boneta 4:23:50 Saioa Olite 5:15:00
5th Iker Rozas 4:24:24 Ana Monreal 5:20:59

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