Results : Skyrunning World Championships in Chamonix

30 Jun 2014 04:35
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80 km 2014
Credit : Ian Corless

This weekend, the Skyrunning World Championships where taking place in Chamonix, France.

80 km du Mont Blanc

The event started on Friday with the longest race: the 80 km, with 6,000 m of elevation gain.

The difficult start of the season seems to be over for Emelie FORSBERG. She dominated the race from start to finish and won after a 12:38:49 run. Anna Frost confirmed here great comeback to competition. After a win in Transvulcania, she finished second in 12:46:52. Magdalena LACZAK from Poland took the third place in 12:58:51.

In the men’s race, victory goes to Luis-Alberto HERNANDO in 10:25:52. He had already won Transvulcania in May. Despite of a great finish, Frenchman Francois DHAENE couldn’t come back and took the second place in 10:29:33. The third place went to Ben DUFFUS in 10:52:33.

569 runners managed to cross the finish line.

Top 10 Ladies

1 Tina-Emelie FORSBERG Sweden 12:38:49
2 Anna FROST New Zeland 12:46:52
3 Magdalena LACZAK Poland 12:58:51
4 Maud GOBERT France 13:16:11
5 Caroline CHAVEROT France 13:28:52
6 Federica BOIFAVA Italy 13:34:23
7 Uxue FRAILE-AZPEITIA Spain 13:40:01
8 Fernanda MACIEL Brazil 14:03:54
9 Li DONG China 14:11:20
10 Juliette BLANCHET France 14:20:50

Top 10 Men

1 Luis-Alberto HERNANDO Spain 10:25:52
2 Francois DHAENE France 10:29:33
3 Ben DUFFUS Australia 10:52:33
4 Clement PETITJEAN France 10:57:04
5 Philipp REITER Germany 11:09:36
6 Blake HOSE Australia 11:14:26
7 Aurelien DUNAND-PALLAZ France 11:31:05
8 Mike WOLFE United States 11:31:20
9 Caine WARBURTON Australia 11:31:32
10 Sverre SLETHAUG Norway 11:43:57

Complete results

Vertical Kilometer

The Vertical kilometer took place on the same day and crowned Kilian Jornet and Laura ORGUE-VILA. Back from his impressive record climb of Mt McKinley in Alaska, the Catalan mountain runner established a new record for the 3.8 km course in 00:34:18. Kilian had won last year’s edition in 03:23:39.

Laura ORGUE-VILA wins the ladies race in 00:41:29, a few seconds ahead of American runner Stevie KREMER (00:41:37).

Top 10 Men

1 Kilian JORNET Spain 00:34:18
2 Bernard DEMATTEIS Italy 00:34:36
3 Urban ZEMMER Italy 00:34:37
4 Saul-Antonio PADUA-RODRIGUEZ Colombia 00:35:01
5 Toru MIYAHARA Japan 00:35:57
6 Thorbjorn-Thorsen LUDVIGSEN Norway 00:36:17
7 Travis MACY United States 00:36:29
8 Aritz EGEA Spain 00:36:32
9 Alexy SEVENNEC-VERDIER France 00:36:36
10 Pascal EGLI Switzerland 00:36:53

Top 10 Ladies

1 Laura ORGUE-VILA Spain 00:41:29
2 Stevie KREMER United States 00:41:37
3 Christel DEWALLE France 00:41:50
4 Antonella CONFORTOLA Italy 00:43:17
5 Maite MAIORA-ELIZONDO Spain 00:43:31
6 Kasie ENMAN United States 00:43:52
7 Stephanie JIMENEZ Italy 00:43:55
8 Francesca ROSSI Italy 00:45:13
9 Therese SJURSEN Norway 00:45:15
10 Axelle MOLLARET France 00:45:34

Complete results

Marathon

Due to the bad weather conditions on Sunday, the organizers had to modify the course of the Marathon. They avoided the highest section going to Aiguille des Posettes.

marathon 2014
Credit : Ian Corless

Despite the rain and the cold, Kilian Jornet took the win again, in 03:23:39. Michel LANNE (03:25:50) and Thomas OWENS (03:26:20) follow him on the finish line.

Italian runner Elisa DESCO wins the women’s race with a time of 03:53:33. The remaining positions on the podium go to American runners Megan KIMMEL (03:54:51) and Stevie KREMER (03:55:36).

2,167 runners finished the race.

Top 10 Men

1 Kilian JORNET Spain 03:23:39
2 Michel LANNE France 03:25:50
3 Thomas OWENS United Kingdom 03:26:20
4 Marc LAUENSTEIN Switzerland 03:26:30
5 Manuel MERILLAS-MOLEDO Spain 03:27:50
6 Eirik-Dagssonn HAUGSNES Norway 03:28:07
7 Aritz EGEA Spain 03:30:17
8 Marcin SWIERC Poland 03:31:40
9 Florian REICHERT Germany 03:37:54
10 Greg VOLLET France 03:39:17

Top 10 Ladies

1 Elisa DESCO Italy 03:53:33
2 Megan KIMMEL United States 03:54:51
3 Stevie KREMER United States 03:55:36
4 Kasie ENMAN United States 04:03:14
5 Azara GARCIA Spain 04:05:41
6 Maite MAIORA-ELIZONDO Spain 04:08:41
7 Anne-Lise ROUSSET France 04:09:39
8 Hiske WEISSMANN Netherlands 04:11:49
9 Nuria DOMINGUEZ-AZPELETA Spain 04:13:21
10 Laia ANDREU-TRIAS Spain 04:18:29

Complete results

Marathon 2014
Credit : Ian Corless