Gold for Spain in the mixed relay

Before the race the Belgium team was seen as one of the favorites. It was the Spanish team though that claimed victory after their bronze medal last year.

After the first lap of 1200 meter France was leading the race. In the second round after the handover it was a very close race between France and Spain. The men were up in the third round. This was an exciting 1500 meter lap full of action in which France pass on the relay stick the fasest. The final meter of the relay were for the women again. In the final lap it was Spain that secure the victory over France.