The couples for the Promocion Pairs Championship, the second tier competition, have been announced and are as follows:
For Aspe: Olazabal-Larrinaga, Jaunarena-Cecilio, Gorka-Arruti, Mendizabal III-Ladis Galarza
For Asegarce: Lemuno-Aretxabaleta, Urrutikoetxea-Iza, Tainta-Argote, Rico IV-Untoria
The greatest loser here is the superbly talented Zabaleta who would have been assured of a spot for Aspe, ruled out at the worst time possible with a broken arm. He is expected to be on the sidelines for three months.
The championship begins this Friday in Eibar and the final takes place on Saturday 28th April.