Pressrelease Powerman Germany 2012
The reigning world champion Jorie Vansteelant (BEL) won the Powerman Duathlon in men and Susanne Svendsen (DEN) is the overall winner in the women.
After the Ice Saints gave last week Falkenstein, nor snow, it was time for the anniversary Duathlon at 29 degrees rather warm and beautiful sunny become. The organizer and chief organizer Volker Hopfmann that the Duathlon now in its 20th Once held, could also welcome a high caliber field of starters. The race course of the main events, as another highlight of the super nice features cycling and running routes: from the start dominated by men, as expected, the Belgians Jorie Vansteelant the International Powerman Germany 2012th Vansteelant won in 3:12:09, and thus with more than 3 minutes ahead of last year’s sovereign before the Second Matt Moorhouse (GBR) and the Dutchman Wim Nieuweerk. Best German Sebastian Retzlaff was in 6th place in 3:20:19, so of course the German champion in 2012 and qualified for the ITU Long Distance Duathlon Powerman World Championships in Zofingen (SUI) is virtually in the bag. Similarly, the duathlon veteran Dirk Strothmann, eighth overall and second-best German in the DM score.
In the women race won the Danish Susanne Svendsen in 3:43:43 is also confident before May Kerstens (NED) and the German Christine Sander (3:49:14).
Christine Sander, making it the new German Champion in the Long Distance Duathlon. The Munich-Katrin Esefeld show again fighting your class, because, despite an injury to Falkenstein had come to realize but still qualified for the Duathlon World Championships Long. In pain but happy, and as the fourth overall World Cup standings Powerman and 2 The DM also has the World Cup finals virtually in the bag. Unfortunately the local hero Ulrike Schwalbe and also the Swiss Jacqueline Uebelhart and your compatriot and last year’s winner Andy Sutz cancel due to illness.
So now attracts the DTU duathlon representative Nobbe Brown upbeat: Top international services, again increasing numbers of participants and the Power Kids Duathlon on the previous day, a total of 355 participants of all, one of the absolutely best duathlon running routes throughout Europe and the super nice weather – (76 kids!) the duathlon sport in Germany, and the Powerman Germany is absolutely where it belongs, considered separately from the big brother Triathlon: namely, at the absolute top!
Thanks are also especially well in all our helpers and those who have achieved with minimal manpower at Powerman the maximum – and has been for many years.
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