The coronavirus 'takes' Mario Mola to the Spanish Cross Championship
(EFE) .- Mario Mola, triple triathlon world champion (2016, 2017 and 2018) and in possession of seven World Cup medals in this sport that combines swimming, cycling and running, confirmed to EFE that next Sunday the Spanish cross championship will run in Zaragoza with the Balearic team.
Suspension of the first World Series test
The suspension of the first round of the triathlon World Series by the coronavirus, scheduled for next weekend in Abu Dhabi, has led the triathlete to apply for a place in the team of his land, taking advantage that David Palacio was injured. Mola, as revealed by the magazine CORREDOR , told the sports director of his club, ADA Calvià Vistasol, his desire to participate in the Spanish cross championship, when ten years of his first performance in cross country nationals, since he was junior runner-up in 2010, in La Coruña, behind Mohamed Elbendir. A year earlier he had been at home, in Calviá, champion of Spain of 5,000 meters on track.
In Zaragoza will be measured with Toni Abadía, with which he lived great duels in this same test in lower categories.
Spanish qualified for Tokyo 2020
Much of his successes in the world triathlon have been forged in his qualities as an athlete. Mola, who is not usually with the first ones in swimming, improves in cycling and He is lethal in the pedestrian race that tops Olympic discipline.