The IV Regatta of the Liga Banco Fijo del Mediterráneo organized by the Valencian Community Rowing Federation was held on Sunday March 28 in Valencia with the dispute of absolute and veteran tests. From 9:30 in the morning, athletes from twelve different clubs on the Valencian coast gathered at the facilities of La Marina de Valencia to offer a great rowing show. The vessels traveled a distance of 5,000 meters, in the modality of the traditional Llaüt Valencià Falucho in an event organized by the City of Valencia Rowing Club, in collaboration with the Federation.
In the absolute category there was a proper name, that of Real Club Náutico de València, which prevailed in both tests. The women stopped the clock in 27 minutes and 4 seconds, with a comfortable advantage over their pursuers. The emotion was reserved for the dispute for the second position. Between Real Club Náutico Gandía, second, and Sports Section University of Alicante, third; there was a difference of less than two seconds. The dominance of the Valencian boat in the men's event was signed with a time of 24 minutes and 25 seconds, five ahead of Real Club Náutico Denia, which came in second position. The order was reversed with respect to the previous meeting in Calpe, where the Dianenses won due to a penalty imposed on their rival at the start. Sports Section University of Alicante Repeat in the third position, as in the feminine modality.
The Real Club Náutico Torrevieja in the female veteran category, adding full victories with the third consecutive one and consolidating in the first position of the general classification. He was followed on the podium by teams from Club Rem Denia, which has been second in the three regattas of its category contested to date, and Altea Nautical Club. The fight for third position was very close, since the Altean boat was just 77 hundredths ahead of the Club Náutico Santa Pola. The double for Real Club Náutico Torrevieja was completed by its veteran men's team, which finished the test in first position and thus repeats the triumph achieved the previous week in Calpe. Like their teammates, they lead the League. Nautical Club Alicante Costa Blanca and Club Rem Denia they finished in second and third position respectively.
Info: Rowing Federation of the Valencian Community Photos: SUMA League