Guatape ready for the ITU Triathlon World Cup

Guatape ready for the ITU Triathlon World Cup

By Masa Takaya on 24/06/11 at 2:03 am

Guatape, a small town in the region of Antioquia in Colombia, has gained momentum for the ITU Triathlon World Cup to be held in October this year with the successful 2011 Guatape ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup on Sunday, which also counted as the Caribbean Championships.

Spain dominated the men’s field with Jose Miguel Perez (ESP) and Miguel Angel Fidalgo (ESP) finishing first and second and Carlos Javier Quinchara Forero (COL) securing third place to meet local fans’ expectations. The winner clocked 1 hour, 56 minutes and 36 seconds.

In the women’s field, Maydelin Justo (CUB) claimed gold, clocking 2:17:06. Carolina Grimaldo (COL) and Pamela Nascimento Oliveira (BRA) came in second and third respectively.

According to the result, the Caribbean Championship titles went to Quinchara Forero and Justo.

Coldeportes Nacional and the Colombian Olympic Committee fully supported the event.

Elite Men

1. Jose Miguel Perez ESP ES 01:56:36
2. Miguel Angel Fidalgo ESP ES 01:56:38
3. Carlos Javier Quinchara Forero COL CO 01:57:38
4. Uxio Abuin Ares ESP ES 01:58:19
5. Ognjen Stojanovic SRB RS 01:58:36
6. Michel Gonzalez Castro CUB CU 01:58:52
7. Ben Collins USA US 01:59:43
8. Gonzalo Raul Tellechea ARG AR 02:00:10
9. Arturo Garza Heiras MEX MX 02:00:21
10. Carlos Enrique Perez Bolsegui VEN VE 02:00:52

Elite Women

1. Maidelin Justo Quiala CUB CU 02:17:06
2. Carolina Grimaldo COL CO 02:17:21
3. Pamella Oliveira BRA BR 02:17:46
4. Diana Vizcarra Montes ECU EC 02:18:02
5. Favia Diaz CHI CL 02:18:34
6. Yanitza Perez Carbonel CUB CU 02:19:31
7. Maria Carmenza Morales COL CO 02:20:22
8. Lina Maria Raga COL CO 02:21:01
9. Natalia Rodriguez COL CO 02:22:41
10. Valentina Carvallo CHI CL 02:24:23

Find more details about this event - 2011 Guatape ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup and Caribbean Championships