MARCO WINS THE VERTICAL RACE IN ANBOTO
04 October 2011
Source from http://www.sportdimontagna.com
Marco De Gasperi wins the vertical race in Anboto/Spain: The italian athlete completed the 3.8km with 1.100m climb in 37'14mn, thus establishing a new race record in this competition. Marco maintained a hard battle against Urban Zemmer, Nicola Galinelli and Luis Alberto Hernando, the recent winner of the World Skyrunning Series.
"I am more than happy with this victory" said Marco De Gasperi, who reduced the former race record by almost 90 seconds, signed by the french champion in mountain running Didier Zago. After this fantastic victory Marco seems to be well prepared for "the world's toughest mountain race", the Kinabalu Climbathon in Malaysia on october 22. For that race Marco will not only compete against the worldbest skyrunners, his fellow and UTMB-winner Kilian Jornet also announced his participation.
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RESULTS/ANBOTO KILOMETRO BERTIKALA 2011:
1 Marco DE GASPERI 37:14
2 Urban ZEMMER 37:29
3 Nicola GOLINELLI 37:33
4 Luis Alberto HERNANDO 39:00
5 Emanuelle MANZI 40:12