France's Nolan Beddiaf won the men's marathon race in Barcelona ©World Skate

France's Nolan Beddiaf and Italy's Francesca Lollobrigida won the skating marathon titles on the streets of Barcelona on the final day of the World Roller Games.

Both 26.2 mile races started and finished in front of the La Pedrera building with 341 athletes in the men's event and 178 in the women's.

Bediaf defended his title from the Nanjing 2017 World Roller Games as he finished the course in 1 hour 0min 55.87sec.

Belgium's Bart Swings won his seventh medal of the Games with silver as Germany's Felix Rijhnen took bronze.

Both minor medallists were only a tenth of a second behind Bediaf at the finish.

"The atmosphere that has been lived in Barcelona today has been incredible, and I have been able to celebrate it with my partner and my son," said Bediaf.

Lollobrigida clocked 1:11.28 to beat Colombia's Johana Viveros and Germany's Sabrine Berg by two tenths of a second in silver and bronze respectively.

"It's been a very difficult race, but doing it in a city like Barcelona has been great," she said.

The Italian also won the 15,000 metres elimination race at the Games.

Other action on the last day saw Portugal and Spain crowned as the respective men's and women's rink hockey champions.

The Portuguese won their 16th world title after beating Argentina 2-1 via a penalty shoot-out.

It followed the World Championship final ending in a 0-0 draw for the first time in history.

Spain beat France 5-0 for bronze.

The host nation captured the women's gold for the third time in a row with an 8-5 win over Argentina enough for a seventh title in all.

Chile saw off Italy 3-0 to win the bronze medals.

Hosts Spain won the women's rink hockey title  ©World Skate
Hosts Spain won the women's rink hockey title ©World Skate

In the artistic arena, Italy's Rebecca Tarlazzi and Luca Lucaroni won the pairs competition and their compatriots Anna Remondini and Daniel Morandin the couples dance gold medal.

Tarlazzi and Lucaroni now have five world titles with both also winning individual free competitions in Barcelona.

They ended on 221.31 points as compatriots Alice Esposito and Federico Rossi took silver on 199.33.

Spain's Gaia Colucci and Marco Garelli scored 150.01 for bronze.

Remondini and Morandin defended their world title with a tally of 141.90.

Portugal's siblings Ana Luisa and Pedro Monteiro Walgode were given 135.91 points for silver as Italy's Silvia Stibilj and Andrea Bassi ended with 130.09 for bronze. 

CPA Girona won the large groups gold, registering 133.500 points to break the dominance of 12-time world champions CPA Olot, who had to settle for silver on 132.900.

Italian team Diamond won bronze on 130.

At the inline freestyle the last men's gold medal of the Games went to China's star Zhang Hao who triumphed in the battle slalom.

Lorenzo Guslandi of Italy and Artem Puzanov of Russia won silver and bronze respectively as Zhang, a four time winner in Nanjing, claimed his second gold of the Games with his superb display of tricks.

China also won the women's classic slalom thanks to Qian Su Fei, who ended in front of Japan's Mika Moritoki and Vasilisa Maslova of Belarus.

In total, the 11 days of the World Roller Games were held in front of 140,000 fans.

Italy topped the medal table with 21 golds, 18 silver and 24 bronze.

Colombia also won 21 golds but their 16 silver and six bronze left them second.

"We make an absolutely positive assessment of these World Roller Games 2019," said Organising Committee President Carmelo Paniagua.

"It is not easy to organise an event like this, but the image we have projected will be very difficult to overcome in the next editions."