2014 Copper Medalist Spain Announces Team for ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship

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Spain has announced their team for the 2015 ISA World StandUp Paddle and Paddleboard Championship in Sayulita this May. Spain is bringing back many athletes from their 2014 Copper Medal Team, which will make them very competitive in 2015. Key returning athletes are Itziar Abascal, who took the Bronze Medal in both the Paddleboard Technical and Distances races in 2014, and Iballa Ruano, who took Copper in the SUP Surfing Division.

Team_Spain_ISA_Rommel_Gonzales_232014 Copper Medalist Spain, will aim for a podium finish again in 2015. Photo: ISA

The Spanish team will be as follows:

Men’s Prone
Carlos Alonso
David Buil

Women’s Prone
Itzial Abascal
Conchi Escatillar

Men’s SUP Surfing
Oscar Ruiz
Guillermo Carracedo

Women’s SUP Surfing
Iballa Ruano

Men’s SUP Racing
Jurgi Zulaika
Pepe Oltra

Women’s SUP Racing
Laura Quetglas

SPA_Itziar_Abascal_ISA_Rommel_Gonzales_6Itziar Abascal, who took medals in the Distance and Technical Paddleboard Races in 2014, will compete again for her country in 2015. Photo: ISA

SPA_Iballa_Ruano_ISA_Rommel_GonzalesIballa Ruano will look to build on her strong Copper Medal performance in 2014 in the SUP Surfing Division. Photo: ISA

carlos_alonsoCarlos Alonso will compete for Spain as a Paddleboard racer. Photo: ISA

spa_laura_quetglas_women_long_distance_ISA_michael_tweddle_44Laura Quetglas, one of Spain’s veteran athletes, will race in the SUP division. Photo: ISA

SPA_Guillermo_Carracedo_ISA_Rommel_GonzalesGuillermo Carracedo will represent Spain in the SUP Surfing Division. Photo: ISA

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