Gyor is prepared for the duathlon World Champs

by World Triathlon Admin on 18 Mar, 2007 12:00

Gyor is making good progress in preparations for Duathlon WChs, which will be held on 19-20 May. This year it is going to be one of the greatest sport events, but for Gyor, it is surely the most significant. It requires great responsibility from the Local Organising Committee (LOC). ’’St. Istvan street- which is running through the city on east-west direction - is going to be the centre of the race.’’ - Peter Molnar, president of LOC said on press conference in Budapest.

According to Imre Szekeres who is the president of Hungarian Triathlon Union, the city is ready for the race. Guarantee for good competitions is Triathlon European Championships in 2002.

Gergely Márkus, the Secretary General of European Triathlon Union informed the press that together with the amateur competitors about 1000 participants are expected from about 40 countries. He also added, the International Triathlon Union is positive towards Hungarian tenders, as what the organisers undertake, they fulfil.

Reka Brassay –  silver medallist in team – said, they were getting ready for the competition with her mates with great expectancies. As she knows, besides the opponents they will also have to cope with the technical course.

The official opening ceremony is going to be on 18 May, and the next day the junior, U-23 and adult elite competitions are going to be held. The seniors will start on Sunday and the closing event will be the team relay.

Related Event: 2007 Gyor ITU Duathlon World Championships
19 - 20 May, 2007 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Paul Amey GBR 01:40:51
2. Jurgen Dereere BEL 01:40:55
3. Sergio Silva POR 01:41:00
4. Javier Garcia ESP 01:41:05
5. Lino Barruncho POR 01:41:06
Results: Elite Women
1. Vanessa Fernandes POR 01:54:06
2. Michelle Dillon GBR 01:54:43
3. Erika Csomor HUN 01:54:53
4. Alexandra Louison FRA 01:54:58
5. Laura Giordano ITA 01:55:04
Results: U23 Men
1. Bojan Cebin SLO 01:43:07
2. Bart Aernouts BEL 01:43:11
3. Jose Miguel Perez ESP 01:43:39
4. Marc Roig Tio ESP 01:44:18
5. Ryan Giuliano USA 01:44:27
Results: U23 Women
1. Charlotte Gauchet FRA 01:59:41
2. Ewa Bugdol POL 02:07:40
3. Sarah Roy AUS 02:11:56
DNF. Ágnes Czékmán HUN DNF
DNF. Zsófia Pécsek-Forró HUN DNF
Results: Junior Men
1. Richard Murray RSA 00:50:38
2. Alistair Brownlee GBR 00:50:53
3. José Estrangeiro POR 00:50:59
4. Alessandro Fabian ITA 00:51:02
5. Joao Silva POR 00:51:40
Results: Junior Women
1. Zsófia Tóth HUN 00:58:24
2. Agnieszka Jerzyk POL 00:58:44
3. Ágnes Kostyál HUN 00:58:49
4. Annamaria Mazzetti ITA 00:59:31
5. Ágnes Perlaky HUN 00:59:57
Results: Men Relay
1. Team I France FRA 01:02:51
2. Team I Spain ESP 01:02:59
3. Team I Portugal POR 01:03:16
4. Team I Japan JPN 01:03:21
5. Team II Spain ESP 01:03:27
Results: Women Relay
1. Team I Spain ESP 01:14:05
2. Team I Hungary HUN 01:14:52
3. Team I Canada CAN 01:16:32
Results: Junior Men Relay
1. Team I Spain ESP 01:03:24
2. Team I Italy ITA 01:03:31
3. Team I Portugal POR 01:04:06
4. Team I Hungary HUN 01:06:15
5. Team I Czech Republic CZE 01:07:52
Results: Junior Women Relay
1. Team I Hungary HUN 01:13:31
2. Team I Portugal POR 01:17:25
3. Team I Czech Republic CZE 01:18:20
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