Sweden’s Andreas Svanebo secures fourth Winter Triathlon European Championship title

Sweden’s Andreas Svanebo secures fourth Winter Triathlon European Championship title

By David Peddie on 05/03/12 at 3:12 pm

Sweden’s Andreas Svanebo claimed his fourth European Championship title at the 2012 Valsesia ETU Winter Triathlon European Championships. The victory is all the more sweeter following a spate of missed races in the winter triathlon series due to injury.

Svanebo finished in a time of 1:20:47 ahead of Italy’s Daniel Antonioli and Nicolas Lebrun of France.

Full race results and timings can be found here

There was a surprise winner in the elite women’s race as Helena Erbenova of the Czech Republic claimed the European Championship title in her maiden race.

Erbenova finished in 1:37:55 ahead of defending champion Borghild Løvset (NOR) and Andrea Huser (SUI).

Full race results and timings can be found here

Russian Pavel Yakimov was victorious in the U23 men’s race and Romana Slavinec of Austria is the new U23 Women Winter Triathlon European Champion.

There was double Russian success in the junior races as Pavel Eliseev and Tatiana Loginova secured the Junior Winter Triathlon European Championship titles.

The final day saw the age group athletes take to the course as well as the excitement of the mixed relay. Team Norway achieved top honours with Russia less than a minute behind to take silver. Team Austria was close behind for bronze. 


Elite Men

1. Andreas Svanebo SWE SE 01:20:47
2. Daniel Antonioli ITA IT 01:21:22
3. Nicolas Lebrun FRA FR 01:21:52
4. Maxim Kuzmin RUS RU 01:23:26
5. Jon Erguin ESP ES 01:24:44
6. Markus Rothberger AUT AT 01:25:09
7. Evgeny Kirillov RUS RU 01:25:33
8. Pavel Andreev RUS RU 01:25:37
9. Alberto Comazzi ITA IT 01:25:40
10. Kristian Monsen NOR NO 01:26:21

Elite Women

1. Helena Erbenova CZE CZ 01:37:55
2. Borghild Løvset NOR NO 01:41:32
3. Andrea Huser SUI CH 01:43:57
4. Yulia Surikova RUS RU 01:48:48
5. Simone Steinecker AUT AT 01:51:17
6. Tatiana Charochkina RUS RU 01:53:58
7. Enrica Perico ITA IT 01:58:00
8. Alexandra Borrelly FRA FR 02:05:02
9. Federica Ferrari ITA IT 02:19:32

U23 Men

1. Pavel Yakimov RUS RU 01:25:01
2. Pavel Khanzhin RUS RU 01:29:49
3. Martin Husek CZE CZ 01:32:01
4. Julian Erhardt GER DE 01:33:45
5. Felix Waldhuber AUT AT 01:34:25
6. Michael Ager GER DE 01:38:24
7. Michael Gschwendner GER DE 01:49:06

U23 Women

1. Romana Slavinec AUT AT 01:44:07
2. Tone Dalen NOR NO 01:58:35
3. Margarita Ovsyannikova RUS RU 02:14:09

Junior Men

1. Pavel Eliseev RUS RU 00:57:12
2. Zhorzh Basyuk RUS RU 00:59:09
3. Alessandro Saravalle ITA IT 01:01:34
4. Didac Marza Bedos ESP ES 01:08:04
5. Guglielmo Hinrichsen ITA IT 01:12:53
6. Fabio Barsi ITA IT 01:20:00
7. Oriol Asensio Ribera ESP ES 01:26:14

Junior Women

1. Tatiana Loginova RUS RU 01:14:02
2. Tatiana Vancova SVK SK 01:28:15
3. Ilaria Titone ITA IT 01:37:41

4xMixed Relay

1. Team I Norway NOR NO 02:01:55
2. Team I Russia RUS RU 02:02:44
3. Team I Austria AUT AT 02:03:02
4. Team I Italy ITA IT 02:13:34

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