The beautiful joint arrival of Pau Capell and Pablo Villa in the harsh Transgrancanaria
The Spaniards Pau Capell and Pablo Villa they shared the victory in the Transgrancanaria HG, in which the American Dylan Bowman completed the podium. After running a good part of the course together, the athlete from Sant Boi de Llobregat (Barcelona), the current champion, and the one from León, runner-up in 2019, finished the 128 kilometers of the ultra-distance test in 13 hours 4 minutes and 10 seconds .
This is Capell's fourth consecutive win in the Queen of the Transgrancanaria HG. In this edition he crossed the finish line next to Villa and, after a hard battle between them, they broke the ribbon holding hands.
A special poker
"I'm excited to get this poker with Pablo. I value it more than a solo victory, ”said Capell. The third runner to pass the goal arch of Maspalomas Lighthouse, 36 minutes from the winners, was the American Dylan Bowman with a time of 13 hours 40 minutes and 28 seconds.
In the female category, the also American Kaytlin Gerbin He climbed to the top of the podium after crossing the finish line with a time of 15 hours, 14 minutes and 39 seconds.
Eleven minutes from the winner finished the Chinese Fuzhao Xiang, while the Spanish Azara García de los Salmones finished third overall.
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