Barcelona Open, Javier Sainz took the victory


Barcelona Open, Javier Sainz took the victory
Barcelona Open, Javier Sainz took the victory

Basque golfer Javier Sainz has taken victory in the 2nd edition of the Barcelona Open By Pablo Larrazábal. He has done it with a total of 213 shots throughout the three days of competition on the Pink Course of the Real Club de Golf El Prat.

Javier Sainz, results

Eduardo de la Riva, who finished second after losing in the playoffs, evened on the last hole thanks to a fantastic birdie. However, in the tiebreaker, Sainz beat the Catalan with another birdie to win the trophy.

The champion expressed his joy at the victory, although he recognized the difficulty of the field. “I think I played the first nine holes very well, but I haven't finished reading the falls very well. The second 9 I have improved, despite the failure in 15, and I have finished very well in 18.

I am very happy", Sainz closed. Barcelona is a city in Spain of 1 636 193 inhabitants (institutional metropolitan area: 3 239 337 inhabitants ), capital of Catalonia, an autonomous community in the eastern part of the state, as well as the province of the same name and the comarca of Barcelonès: nicknamed Ciutat Comtal or Ciudad Condal (City of Counts), it is the second largest city in Spain by population after the capital Madrid.

In 1992 it was the site of the Summer Olympics. In 2004 the Universal Forum of Cultures was held there for the very first time, the city hosted the 1888 International Exhibition and that of 1929, and is the permanent seat of the Mobile World Congress and of the Union for the Mediterranean; thanks to its tourism, port and proximity to France (160 km from Le Perthus), the city is the second largest industrial and financial center in Spain after Madrid, as well as the largest commercial and tourist port and one of the largest in Europe.

It is located in eastern Spain, on the Mediterranean Sea south of the Pyrenees mountain range and 150 km from the Perthus Pass, which marks the border with France, in a plain located between the sea and the aforementioned mountain range, between the mouths of rivers Besos and Llobregat.

The municipality is bordered to the north by the municipalities of Santa Coloma de Gramenet and Sant Adrià de Besòs, to the west by Montcada i Reixac and Sant Cugat del Vallès, to the south by the free zone with L'Hospitalet and Esplugues de Llobregat, while to the east by Mediterranean Sea .

The reliefs of the city can be divided into three distinct sections: the Collserola mountains, with Tibidabo as the highest peak (516.2 m) dominating the city with its amusement park; the plain; the delta of Besòs and Llobregat perpendicular to the coast.

Other minor peaks emerge from the coastal plain, the best known of which is Montjuïc (184.8 m), a hill near the port dominated by a fortification.

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