On February 27th, Paula Martín Varoin 2nd of Upper Secondary Education competed in UCI Junior Series in Banyoles, Girona. This test is equivalent to the XCO World Cup (Cross Country Olympic) in the Junior category, which is composed of cyclists between 17 and 18 years old. This test, at a high international level, is the only Junior series to take place in Spain. The women’s run started at 3:00 p.m. and included some of the best women riders in the world, such as the World and Europe elite champion Pauline Ferrand-Prevot.
The Junior race was 3 laps plus the Start lap. The circuit was 6.5 Km, while the Start lap was 2.5 Km. After 20 Km and 1 hour and 13 minutes of racing, Paula finished in 15th place, making her the 4th Spanish woman to cross the finish line.