Success in the Sprint Duathlon World Championships in Denmark

by Courtney Akrigg on 08 Jul, 2018 09:44 • Español
Success in the Sprint Duathlon World Championships in Denmark

Athletes lined up to take on the Sprint Duathlon World Championships in Denmark earlier today, as part of the 2018 FYNSKE BANK Multisport World Championships Fyn.

In the open fields Danish Oliver Martinussen and America’s Amy Koop crossed the finish line with victorious performances, claiming the World Championships prestige.

Britain’s Danny Russell clocked an impressive time of 57-minutes-52-seconds to claim the World title and Germany’s Madlen Kappeler was the first female age group athlete to cross the distinguished finish line.

“It’s really an incredible feeling. At the standard duathlon, the first round was hard. But it was so much fun! I used to do a lot of mountain biking, a little bit of running and three years ago I started triathlon and duathlon, I love it. Denmark is a great country and it’s beautiful - it was great to come here!” said Kappeler.

Danish paratriathlete, Marianne Huche, who is aiming to claim the ‘Multisport Legend’ badge of honour at the end of the festival, showcased a commanding race and was charged by the genuine home crowd support.

“I’m going for the Multisport Legend title, to be the first para-triathlete to claim that! The crowd support really gave me that extra boost! Thank you so much to everybody out there! You’re amazing!” Huche will now prepare to compete in the Cross Triathlon World Championships which will be held on Tuesday, 10 July in Svendborg.

“It’s no secret that my favourite is coming up this Saturday! It’s the Long Distance Triathlon. I’m really looking forward to that and it’s my absolute favourite. It’ll be the fourth time in a row that I’m racing that!” added Huche.

Lew Hollander and Wayne Fong, both in the 85-89 age group category, crossed the sprint duathlon finish line, producing inspiring performances

Athletes took on a 5km run, 20km bike and finished with a 2.5km run in today’s sprint duathlon race format.

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Related Event: 2018 Fyn ITU Duathlon World Championships
06 - 08 Jul, 2018 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Andreas Schilling DEN 01:35:56
2. Yohan Le Berre FRA 01:35:57
3. Mark Buckingham GBR 01:36:47
4. László Tarnai HUN 01:37:48
5. Arnaud Dely BEL 01:37:59
Results: Elite Women
1. Sandrina Illes AUT 01:49:29
2. Ai Ueda JPN 01:49:38
3. Georgina Schwiening GBR 01:49:47
4. Felicity Sheedy-Ryan AUS 01:50:20
5. Sandra Levenez FRA 01:50:42
Results: U23 Men
1. Arnaud Dely BEL 01:37:59
2. Krzysztof Hadas POL 01:40:35
3. Wesley Mols NED 01:41:14
4. Thomas Cremers NED 01:41:30
5. Nicolas Tilman BEL 01:41:43
Results: U23 Women
1. Lucie Picard FRA 01:54:25
2. Sophie Van Der Most NED 01:54:43
3. Hikari Tamura JPN 01:55:10
DNF. Laura Smith GBR DNF
LAP. Sayu Arizono JPN LAP
Results: Junior Men
1. Matthew Willis GBR 00:56:30
2. Thor Bendix Madsen DEN 00:57:00
3. Joey Van 't Verlaat NED 00:57:11
4. Frederik Holm Wester DEN 00:57:57
5. Oscar Gladney Rundqvist DEN 00:59:38
Results: Junior Women
1. Costanza Arpinelli ITA 01:03:24
2. Shirin Van Anrooij NED 01:03:26
3. Leana Bissig SUI 01:04:03
4. Olivia Keiser SUI 01:04:28
5. Marije Hijman NED 01:07:11
Results: PTWC Men
1. Antonio Daniel Muller H1 GER 01:03:57
2. Mark Conway H1 GBR 01:05:58
Results: PTS3 Men
1. Kini Carrasco ESP 01:32:00
Results: PTS3 Women
1. Marianne Hüche DEN 01:31:26
Results: PTS4 Men
1. Hávard Vatnhamar DEN 01:10:19
2. Adrian Howden GBR 01:23:37
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