Carmelo Yeray Pérez, champion of Spain

Carmelo Yeray Pérez, champion of Spain


CANARY ISLANDS7

The Gran Canarian palms

Tuesday, February 13, 2024, 2:06 p.m.

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The Gran Canarian Carmelo Yeray Pérezfrom the HPS Triathlon Club, was proclaimed last Sunday, in the Teruel town of Híjar, champion of Spain of middle distance Paralympic Duathlon in the PTS4 category. It is the second time that it was held in Híjar, surprising the participants with its toughness, where Carmelo Yeray Pérez arrived with the idea of ​​repeating with another victory the three achieved in previous editions. The day started with sun and little wind.

The first 9.3 km running race. As always, the Gran Canarian went full force. The dreaded wind of the area already appeared on the bike, which made the test tougher during the 61 km journey. that for a Paralympian like Pérez, Holding the bike with one hand was not very pleasantbut even so he maintained his form, maintaining the first position, also in the last segment of the 9.3 km running race, entering the finish line with a total time of 3 hours 44 minutes 47 seconds. His split times were 21:12 in the first race segment, 2:08:50 in the bike segment, and 50:56 in the last race segment.

Carmelo Yeray Pérez, after the test, offered the victory to his coach Tanausú Castellano, to his team Perpetual Help Hospital and to his family for their support.

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