After the intense urban challenge of Aalborg University in yesterdays Sprint race, today the Long Distance race was held in the challenging sand dunes of Svinklov. Belinda Lawford 59th and Lachlan Dow 71st were again the best performing Aussies.
Denmark’s Ida Bobach continues to dominate the women’s competition, winning her second gold medal in two days. In a good day for the Scandinavians, Sweden’s Therese Klintberg was 2nd by 1min51secs and Finland’s Sari Anttonen was 3rd.
Pavel Kubat from Czech Republic won the men’s class by 44secs over Sweden’s Johan Runesson and Switzerland’s Mattias Kyburz.
The competition takes a break tomorrow while the athletes prepare for the Middle Distance Qualifications on Thursday.
Remember to checkout the team blog for the inside scoop.
JWOC Long Distance 6 July 2010- Results Summary
|1||Bobach,Ida||Denmark||1:01:55 + 00:00|
|2||Klintberg,Therese||Sweden||1:03:46 + 01:51|
|3||Anttonen,Sari||Finland||1:04:24 + 02:29|
|59||Lawford,Belinda||Australia||1:21:33 + 19:38|
|75||Buckerfield,Sarah||Australia||1:27:04 + 25:09|
|86||Burrill,Lilian||Australia||1:32:44 + 30:49|
|94||Butler,Claire||Australia||1:39:59 + 38:04|
|109||Pearce,Brea||Australia||1:54:47 + 52:52|
|111||Parsons,Georgia||Australia||1:58:22 + 56:27|
|1||Kubat,Pavel||Czech Republic||1:18:48 + 00:00|
|2||Runesson,Johan||Sweden||1:19:32 + 00:44|
|3||Kyburz,Matthias||Switzerland||1:20:48 + 02:00|
|71||Dow,Lachlan||Australia||1:40:49 + 22:01|
|75||Phillips,Oscar||Australia||1:42:18 + 23:30|
|96||Poland,Oliver||Australia||1:48:28 + 29:40|
|103||Neumann,Kurt||Australia||1:50:20 + 31:32|
|108||Blatchford,Joshua||Australia||1:54:46 + 35:58|
|110||Lawford,Ian||Australia||1:55:26 + 36:38|