King of Spain accepts position as Honorary President for 2016 Duathlon World Championships

by ITU on 08 Mar, 2016 09:46 • Español

Spain’s King Felipe VI has accepted an invitation to be the Honor Chairman of the 2016 ITU Duathlon World Championships, which will be held this summer in Aviles, Spain. The charming and coastal city of Aviles is located in the region of Asturias, from where the older daughter of the King holds the title of Princess of Asturias.

His Majesty accepted the request made by the Mayor of Avilés and president of the Organizing Committee of the event, Ms Maria Virtues Monteserín, the Spanish Royal House announced. 

For ITU is a great honor that His Majesty accepted to be honor President of the organizing committee, and will be extremely pleased if the King, the Queen and the Princess of Asturias –the older daughter of the couple- will attend the event.

The ITU Duathlon World Championship will take place in Aviles 3-5 June, where more than 1400 athletes from 40 countries will compete.

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1. Richard Murray RSA 01:42:18
2. Emilio Martin ESP 01:42:35
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6. Moussa Karich BRN 01:43:22
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8. Benoit Nicolas FRA 01:43:42
9. Yohan Le Berre FRA 01:45:08
10. Carl Avery GBR 01:45:36
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1. Emma Pallant GBR 01:56:45
2. Andrea Steyn RSA 01:56:52
3. Margarita Garcia Cañellas ESP 01:57:17
4. Lisa Sieburger GER 01:57:46
5. Sandrina Illes AUT 01:57:48
6. Giorgia Priarone ITA 02:00:45
7. Ana Filipa Santos POR 02:01:57
8. Julie Chuberre Dode FRA 02:02:06
9. Lesley Smit NED 02:02:25
10. Ilse Geldhof BEL 02:03:02
Results: U23 Men
1. Jorik Van Egdom NED 01:42:41
2. Daniel Canala AUS 01:45:44
3. João Pedro Ferreira Pereira POR 01:46:07
4. Max Schröter GER 01:46:17
5. Rafael Domingos POR 01:49:18
6. Raul Manso ESP 01:51:10
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LAP. Sosuke Hikino JPN LAP
DNF. Richard Horton GBR DNF
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