EUROPEAN OFFROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS REVENTON EL PASO 2022
EUROPEAN OFFROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS REVENTÓN EL PASO 2022. Our MOUNTAIN RACING CALENDAR 2022 bring us a summary of the the European Mountain and Trail Championships cellebrated on the weekend in the Spanish Island of
The sporting objective is more than already covered, with five senior medals: Two in Uphill Veritcal (+1,000m) and three Trail 47k medals Today came the great challenge, with the Classic. The men’s team started early and left Spain at the door, with a 4th place senior team and two U20 medals. Spain closes with eleven medals.
EUROPEAN OFFROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS
REVENTÓN EL PASO 2022
Historically, the Classic WMRA races from where this European was born, were known to the RFEA as the “Mountain Races” oiriginal, since they were born in 1985 as a modality in the first WMRA World Championship.
At that time every year the profile was alternating between only going up (Vertical Uphill) or up and down (Classic) Today, both modalities are held simultaneously in parallel, either in the World Cup or World Cup.
ABSOLUTE: The route totals 17.6 km with a slope of +/-850 meters.
The Spanish team started with the champion of Spain, Alejandro García, Miquel Corbera, Guillermo Albert and Mario Mirabel. In the female category with the aforementioned Onditz and Gisela who will make the Vertical, cpmpettían Yolanda Martín and the champion of Spain U23, Laia Montoya.
The CLASSIC race was the great challenge for Spain, whose best predecessor are the two previous medals achieved by the historic team of Javier Crespo, Vicente Capitán and Tofol Castanyer. The Spanish team came from signing fourth female and fifth male in the Coipa Nations WMRA 2021 and that was the reference to overcome.
CLASSIC MASC. GOLD SYLVAIN CACHARD AND ITALY.
The men’s team came out first and performed at a high level, despite the fact that the Central European powers always focus their amtores talents on this distance. Thus, the Italian Cesare Maestre was looking for the double after his Uphill gold but stayed in doors, being surpassed in the end by Sylvain.
In the men’s category, the Frenchman Sylvain Cachard has imposed his pace from the first kilometer and after maintaining his momentum throughout the route he has managed to reach the finish line in first position with a time of 1:06:02.
Individual gold and key piece to achieve the team bronze for the French team with his teammates Loic Robert (19th) and Julien Rancon (21st). Two other medals that were added to the medal table of the French team after their stellar performance yesterday.
In second place came the Italian Cesare Maestri (1:06:42), who achieved another individual medal after the gold obtained in the Uphill on Friday. While the bronze went to the Swiss Dominik Rolli (1:07:41).
By teams the gold fell in the hands of Italy, where the second place of Cesare Maestri joined the fifth of Xavier Chevrier and the ninth of Alberto Vender. And the silver went to Switzerland: Rolli, 3rd; Christian Mathys, 10th, and Daniel Lustenberger, 14th.
The Spaniards completed a remarkable race, with a Miquel Corbera 8, Alex García 12th, Guillermo Albert 24 y Mario Mirabel 26.
TEAMS: 1° – Italy 2°- Switzerland 3°- French
MAUDE MATHYS, STAR OF THE EUROPEAN
Maude Mathys has once again fulfilled the forecasts taking her second gold in the championship. His time at the finish was 1:17:30. Undeniable. In addition, thanks to the positions of her teammates Natalia Gemperle (7th) and Flavia Stutz (9th), Mathys also claimed team gold with the Swiss elastic. Undoubtedly, the great winner of this European Athletics Off-Road Running Championships.
The Romanian Florea ran very bravely, trying to face Mathys although she did not manage to do so until the end. However, he achieved a splendid silver more than deserved. The British Scout Adkin closed the podium. Monica Florea clocked in 1:18:38, while Britain’s Scout Adkin did 1:19:35)
By teams, Italy achieved silver (Sara Bottarelli, 4th; Alice Gaggi, 6th; Francesca Ghelfi, 14th) and Great Britain bronze: Kate Avery (11th) and Holly Page (17th) made good the third position of Adkin.
Individual: 1 – Maude MATHYS 2 – Monica FLOREA 3- Scout Adkin 8th Onditz Iturbe, 16th Gisela Carrión 22nd Yolanda Martín 27th Laia Montoya
TEAMS 1°- Switzerland 2°- France 3°- Great Britain.
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