Pooley and Le Bellec top again - short version

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Emma Pooley, the British lady living in Hausen am Albis in the canton Zurich and the French Gaël Le Bellec won on Sunday at the 27th Powerman Zofingen the 2015 ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships.

Both athletes could defend their title from last year. There was no new track record this year. Second became Julia Viellehner from Germany who celebrated on the race day her 30th birthday, third became Susanne Svendsen from Denmark who stepped on the podium for the first time in Zofingen. In the men’s race the Belgian Seppe Odeyn jumped fort he first time on the podium getting second. Third after 2012 and last year for the third time became Søren Bystrup from Denmark. Over all there where more than 1‘400 competitors over the whole Powerman Zofingen weekend.

Podium 27. Powerman Zofingen, 2015 Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships (10 km running/150 km cycling/30 km running)

Men:
1. Gaël Le Bellec (FRA) 6:20.36. 2. Seppe Odeyn (Bel) 6:24:59. 3. Søren Bystrup (DEN) 6:25.35.

Women:
1. Emma Pooley (GBR) 7:01.49. 2. Julia Viellehner (GER) 7:12.24. 3. Susanne Svendsen (DEN) 7:20.33.

 

1.) Emma Pooley from Great Britain wins the 2015 ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships and defends her title.

 

2.) The Frenchman Gaël Le Bellec wins the 2015 ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships and defends his title.

Text/pictures: Raphael Galliker