Triathletes set to charge in the Cross Triathlon World Championships in Denmark

by Courtney Akrigg on 09 Jul, 2018 05:46 • Español
Triathletes set to charge in the Cross Triathlon World Championships in Denmark

Triathletes will battle this Tuesday, across various terrains, to contest for the 2018 Cross Triathlon World Championships title, part of the 2018 FYNSKE BANK Cross Triathlon World Championships Fyn.

The Cross Triathlon is staged in Svendborg, a town on the island of Fyn in south-central Denmark. The race will commence with a 1km swim in the harbour followed by a challenging 27km mountain bike ride meeting gravel, jumps, steep and technical sections and ending with a 10km run which takes in short climbs and descents in the forest.

In the elite men’s field 2017 Cross Triathlon World Champion Francisco Serrano, representing Mexico, aggressive across the technical race format and will be one to watch. Spain’s Ruben Ruzafa and New Zealand’s Sam Osborne are specialists across the format and will be on the charge. Danish triathlete Simon Jørn Hansen will be motivated to produce a robust performance on Danish soil.

In the elite women’s field Austria’s Carina Wasle will prove a threat to the field. Other strong contenders looking to add World Champion status to their resume will be Sweden’s Cecilia Jessen, South Africa’s Johandri Leicester and Yulia Surikova from Russia. Denmark’s Nicoline Rahbek Sørensen will be looking to make an impact in front of a home crowd.

Over 300 triathletes will also compete in the Cross Triathlon across under-23, age group, junior and para categories, in search of World Championship prestige and personal best performances.

Course maps can be found HERE

Start lists can be found HERE

LIVE streaming and coverage of the 2018 Cross Triathlon World Championships will be available of

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Related Event: 2018 Fyn ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships
10 Jul, 2018 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Ruben Ruzafa ESP 02:06:04
2. Sam Osborne NZL 02:07:51
3. Brice Daubord FRA 02:08:39
4. Bradley Weiss RSA 02:08:42
5. Arthur Forissier FRA 02:09:26
Results: Elite Women
1. Lesley Paterson GBR 02:27:10
2. Nicole Walters GBR 02:29:41
3. Eleonora Peroncini ITA 02:29:57
4. Morgane Riou FRA 02:31:13
5. Samantha Kingsford NZL 02:31:24
Results: U23 Men
1. Marcello Ugazio ITA 02:10:21
2. Maxim Chane FRA 02:13:18
3. Michael Ferreira RSA 02:15:01
4. Emanuele Aru ITA 02:15:28
5. Cameron Macnair RSA 02:17:00
Results: U23 Women
1. Penny Slater AUS 02:35:05
2. Daria Rogozina RUS 02:39:03
3. Mikaela Jonsson RSA 02:48:26
4. Taryn-Maie Wille RSA 02:59:36
5. Anna Swoboda AUT 03:04:56
Results: Junior Men
1. Tate Haugan CAN 01:07:32
2. Oscar Gladney Rundqvist DEN 01:08:08
3. Victor Goené NED 01:08:43
4. Filippo Pradella ITA 01:08:50
5. Petr Velisek CZE 01:12:55
Results: Junior Women
1. Pavlina Vargova CZE 01:19:24
2. Shirin Van Anrooij NED 01:20:10
3. Marta Menditto ITA 01:21:08
4. Kim Van 't Verlaat NED 01:28:51
5. Michaela Beaton RSA 01:29:01
Results: PTS3 Men
1. Justin Godfrey AUS 01:29:35
2. Kini Carrasco ESP 02:29:32
Results: PTS3 Women
1. Marianne Hüche DEN 02:35:59
Results: PTS4 Men
1. Robert Tamirjan ROU 01:31:40
Results: 18-19 Male AG
1. Brendon Bergs NZL 02:26:36
2. Matthew Clough NZL 02:29:25
3. Bryam Rex GER 02:47:05
4. Jared Clark USA 02:55:57
5. Keno Frenz GER 03:14:01
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