|Pelayo Roza, Junior K1 champion. Photo: E. Durán|
The people from Ribadesella had a double joy in the K1 men, as Roza's teammate Fran Capín won the K1 U16 beating in the final sprint Roque López (Náutico de Sevilla) , while third was Luis Rodríguez (Portonovo).
|Je Junior Women medalists. Photo: E. Durán|
Doublet of a Galician club was also seen in the Junior Men C1, where Sergio Vallejo and Alex Bernárdez (Poio - Conservas Pescamar) allied in their own race strategy, beating in the last lap Gonzalo Martín (Náutico de Sevilla), who finally took the bronze medal.
|Noel Domínguez, C1 U16 Spanish champion. Photo: Lorena Vinuesa|
In the increasingly crowded discipline of the Women C1, thirty paddlers of the three categories (senior, junior and U16), offered a good race which shown the lead of the upcoming young paddlers. Adriana Paniagua (Náutico Palma - La Caixa OS ) achieved the absolute and victory as well as the Junior gold while second in both things was another Majorcan, Maria Araceli (Náutico Port de Pollença). Belén Arnau, also from Náutico de Palma, was third in the finish line and Senior winner, only a few seconds away from her young rivals. The senior silver and junior bronze traveled to Ciudad de Pontevedra Club, in the hands of Raquel Rodríguez (senior silver) and Jenifer Casal (junior bronze), while senior bronze went to Nerea Fernández (Iuxtanam - Monteoro).
In U16 Women C1, Galicia and Mallorca were also main characters, curiously taking all medals through first year paddlers. In this order, the podium was for Antía Jacome (gold, Ciuded de Pontevedra), Mercedes Giménez (silver, Port de Pollença) and Andrea Vázquez (bronze, Rías Baixas).
Waiting for the Master races post, full results can be seen in the following links:
Junior and senior