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Double French victory at the IAU Trail World Championships

3 Haziran, 13:40
Jean-Loup Fenaux
Fotoğrafçı/yazar : Maxi Race Trail du Lac d’Annecy

The Maxi-Race event in Annecy, France hosted the 2015 International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) Trail World Championships. This year the Elite runners had their own separate race, which started 1 hour and 30 minutes earlier than the open race. Saturday at 3:30, in Annecy-le-Vieux, 178 men and 108 women were ready to conquer the world champion title.

At the end of the 86 km race with 5,300m of ascent, French Sylvain Court was the first to cross the finish line with a time of 08:15:38. He finishes with a 3 minute and 28 seconds lead over Spain’s Luis Alberto HERNANDO. The bronze medal goes to another French Patrick BRINGER with a time of 08:21:43.

In the women’s race, France also got the gold medal, thanks to Nathalie MAUCLAIR finishing in 09:30:59. Caroline CHAVEROT crossed the finish line 2 minutes and 22 seconds later to claim the silver medal. And Maite MAYORA from Spain got the bronze medal with a time of 9:39:36

Congratulations to team France!

Results

Top 10 Men

1 Sylvain COURT FRA 08:15:38
2 Luis Alberto HERNANDO ESP 08:19:06
3 Patrick BRINGER FRA 08:21:43
4 Tom OWENS GBR 08:26:23
5 Ludovic POMMERET FRA 08:33:07
6 Alex NICHOLS USA 08:38:15
7 Nicolas MARTIN FRA 08:41:01
8 Xavier THEVENARD FRA 08:41:45
9 Thorbergur Ingi JONSSON ISL 08:47:24
10 Didrik HERMANSEN NOR 08:59:39

Top 10 Women

1 Nathalie MAUCLAIR FRA 09:30:59
2 Caroline CHAVEROT FRA 09:33:21
3 Maite MAYORA ESP 09:39:36
4 Anne-Lise ROUSSET FRA 10:05:19
5 Andrea HUSER SUI 10:20:31
6 Uxue FRAILE ESP 10:25:25
7 Maud GOBERT FRA 10:33:25
8 Mimi KOTKA SWE 10:46:09
9 Anna STRAKOVA CZE 10:46:56
10 Teresa NIMES ESP 10:55:46

Complete Results