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2010 Nancy ETU Duathlon European Championships This Weekend

29 April 2010 by Brad Culp

The best duathletes from all over Europe head to Nancy, France this weekend for the ETU Duathlon European Championships. The event is the first scoring race for the 2010 Duathlon World Rankings. The Elite, U23 and Junior individual races take place on Saturday, May 1, with the Team Mixed Relay, Age-Group and Paratriathlon events on Sunday, May 2.

France has fielded a strong team to defend home turf, led by Elites Laurent Galinier and Sandra Levenez. In the men’s contest, the top three athletes from the 2009 Duathlon European Championships in Budapest will all be competing. Andreas Sutz of Switzerland is the one to beat after topping Galinier in Budapest last year.

Ones to watch:

Men:

  • Andreas Sutz (SUI) –1st, ETU Duathlon European Championships in 2009, (Budapest, HUN)
  • Laurent Galinier (FRA) – 2nd, ETU Duathlon European Championships in 2009 (Budapest, Hungary)
  • Sergey Yakovlev (RUS) – 3rd, ETU Duathlon European Championships in 2009 (Budapest, Hungary)
  • Victor Manuel Del Corral Morales (ESP) – 5th, ITU Duathlon World Championships (Concord, USA) in 2009
  • Lino Barruncho (POR) - 8th, ITU Duathlon World Championships (Concord, USA) in 2009
  • Sergio Silva (POR) - 4th, ITU Duathlon World Championships (Concord, USA) in 2009,  U23 Duathlon World (Corner Brook, CAN) & European Champion (Rimini, ITA) in 2006
  • Antoine Duvivier (BEL) – 2nd, ITU Duathlon U23 World Championships (Concord, USA) in 2009

Women:

  • Sandra Levenez (FRA) – 2nd, ITU Duathlon World Championships in 2009 (Concord, USA)
  • Ruth Van der Meijden (NED) – 4th, ITU Duathlon World Championships (Concord, USA) and ETU Duathlon European Championships in 2009 (Budapest, HUN)
  • Evgenia Sukhoruchenkova (RUS)– U23 Duathlon World Champion in 2009 (Concord, USA)
  • Deniz Demaki (GRE) – 3rd, ETU Duathlon Eruopean Championships in 2008 (Serres, GRE)
  • Alexandra Louison (FRA) – 2nd, ETU Duathlon European Championships in 2008 (Serres, GRE)

Elite men’s start list

Elite women’s start list

ITU Duathlon World Ranking Criteria

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