Three new disciplines for the final stretch

July 8, 2019

The last week of competitions of the World Roller Games 2019 begins. The Alpino, Roller Derby and Inline Freestyle disciplines premiered in the sports program. These three modalities are the great novelty in the second part of the Barcelona 2019 WRG calendar, which has already bid farewell to four sports that have completed all their tests: Downhill, Freestyle Roller, Scooter and Skateboarding.

On Tuesday July 9th, Roller Derby and Alpine will premier. Roller Derby - one of the three team sports in the WRG2019 - has included the men teams to this year’s edition. This discipline will take place in Mollet del Vallès at Pavelló Municipal d'Esports Riera Seca until July 13th. On the other hand, Alpino will be disputed in Parc de Montjuïc - Passeig del Migdia between July 9th and 12th. 

Inline Freestyle will begin on July 11th and will finish July 14th, Sant Jordi Club will be the scene for the most precise skaters on the planet who will compete for 11 world titles.

In this last week, we should also highlight the role of Speed, which began last Sunday. The program of this discipline will be extended until July 14th, the last day of the WRG2019, when the Marathon will take place along the urban circuit located on Av. Diagonal - Pg. Gracia in Barcelona. On July 13th the 100 meters competitions will be played in that same scenario. Until then, Speed ​​races are held in the Front Marítim, in the Track modality until July 9th, and Road modality on July 11th and 12th.

During this second week of the World Roller Games, competitions from other disciplines that have already entered the competition the previous week are also being disputed: Artistic, Inline Hockey and Rink Hockey, which face some of the most anticipated competitions as well as the final phases. On July 11th and 12th there will be competition in all disciplines underway.

PHOTO: N. Olano/WRG

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