Saturday, May 06, 2017

Raid de Tordera crowns Paula Muntalà as new Spanish Champion - Full Article

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Tordera, Barcelona, Spain. 1 May 2017

This past weekend, the eighth edition of Raid de Tordera Meydan SportHG was held in the town of Tordera, near Barcelona, Spain. This edition saw the presence of the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, whose name was used to name the races of the weekend.

In addition, the main race of the Raid, the CEI3* 160km, served as the 2017 Spanish Championship. In total, more than 130 participants came from 14 different countries.

Thus, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival gathered in Tordera the best riders in Spain and a good amount of foreign riders. Among the favourites, there was the UAE’s M7 Team, owned by Sheikh Mohammed as well as the Catalans from Juma’s Team, led by the world champions Jaume Puntí and Maria Alvarez. The members of Juma’s Team are very used to win in other editions of the Raid de Tordera.

On Friday, Tordera held the shorter races: CEI*83km and CEI**120km, and also the CEIYJ2*120km race...

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