2010 Nancy ETU Duathlon European Championships This Weekend

by Brad Culp on 29 Apr, 2010 05:06

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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Related Event: 2010 Nancy ETU Duathlon European Championships
30 - 02 May, 2010 • event pageall results
Results: 4xMixed Relay
1. Team I Russia RUS 01:35:20
2. Team I Italy ITA 01:35:25
3. Team I Spain ESP 01:36:02
4. Team I France FRA 01:36:04
5. Team I Portugal POR 01:39:55
Results: 4xMixed Relay Junior
1. Team I Spain ESP 01:39:20
2. Team I France FRA 01:39:38
3. Team I Italy ITA 01:41:05
4. Team I Hungary HUN 01:43:20
Results: U23 Women
1. Alexandra Tondeur BEL 01:54:18
2. Alice Capone ITA 01:56:30
3. Lois Rosindale GBR 01:56:50
4. Sophie Coleman GBR 01:57:32
5. Lena Kopp GER 02:03:47
6. Daria Pletikapa CRO 02:04:51
DNS. Anna Burova RUS DNS
Results: U23 Men
1. Etienne Diemunsch FRA 01:37:46
2. Oscar Vicente ESP 01:38:02
3. Miguel Arraiolos POR 01:39:57
4. Vasco Pessoa POR 01:43:06
5. Ruben Costa POR 01:43:43
6. Matej Sporar CRO 01:44:14
7. Wim De Cort BEL 01:47:33
DNS. Alexis Choteau BEL DNS
DNS. Dmitry Esaulav RUS DNS
DNS. José Estrangeiro POR DNS
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