Alvaro Fiuza wins his fifth consecutive Sella relegation

August 11 2014

Alvaro Fiuza wins his fifth consecutive Sella relegation

Our member of the The Indian Face TEAM Alvaro Fiuza wins his fifth descent from Sella consecutive with his partner Walter Bouzan. They have won today, with a time of 1 hour 6 minutes and 43 seconds, the 78th edition of the Sella International Descent.

In the crowded Arriondas exit, the winning K-2 had some problems to start its journey among the 644 participating boats (with 895 palmists from more than seventeen countries in the world), which allowed Martínez and José Julián Becerro to take the first position together South Africans Andrew Birkett and Greg Low.

With several thousand people participating from the banks of the river in the 'Fiesta de las Piraguas', the paddlers faced the twenty kilometers of the route through a channel with a high flow that made it difficult to approach the test record, set since 2009 in 1 hour 1 minute and 14 seconds.

The equality between the leading group was present until the last kilometer where we could see a great change of pace of Walter Bouzán and Alvaro Fiuza that broke the group and allowed them to prevail in the first position with solvency in the sprint on Emilio Merchán and Iván Alonso, They achieved the second position ahead of the South African couple in a time similar to that of the victors.


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