WTS Abu Dhabi 2018: who’s competing

 British Olympic medallists Jonathan Brownlee and Vicky Holland are part of a stellar field, which include defending ITU world champions, Mario Mola (ESP) and Flora Duffy (BER), racing Abu Dhabi tomorrow. 


The lineup features nine of last year’s top ten world ranked women, and eight of the top ten men, and names to look out for are Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt, and Spaniard Fernando Alarza in the men’s, and Aussie Ashleigh Gentle, Brits Non Stanford and Jess Learmonth and Americans Katie Zaferes and Kirsten Kasper, not to mention last year’s winner Kiwi Andrea Hewitt, in the women’s

Jonathan Brownlee is targeting Series success this year as well as using this first race to help prepare him for the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in April.