Sweden's Andreas Svanebo secures fourth Winter Triathlon European Championship title

by David Peddie on 05 Mar, 2012 03:12 • Español

Sweden’s Andreas Svanebo claimed his fourth European Championship title at the 2012 Valsesia ETU Winter Triathlon European Championships. The victory is all the more sweeter following a spate of missed races in the winter triathlon series due to injury.

Svanebo finished in a time of 1:20:47 ahead of Italy’s Daniel Antonioli and Nicolas Lebrun of France.

Full race results and timings can be found here

There was a surprise winner in the elite women’s race as Helena Erbenova of the Czech Republic claimed the European Championship title in her maiden race.

Erbenova finished in 1:37:55 ahead of defending champion Borghild Løvset (NOR) and Andrea Huser (SUI).

Full race results and timings can be found here

Russian Pavel Yakimov was victorious in the U23 men’s race and Romana Slavinec of Austria is the new U23 Women Winter Triathlon European Champion.

There was double Russian success in the junior races as Pavel Eliseev and Tatiana Loginova secured the Junior Winter Triathlon European Championship titles.

The final day saw the age group athletes take to the course as well as the excitement of the mixed relay. Team Norway achieved top honours with Russia less than a minute behind to take silver. Team Austria was close behind for bronze.

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Related Event: 2012 Valsesia ETU Winter Triathlon European Championships
03 - 04 Mar, 2012 • event pageall results
Results: U23 Women
1. Romana Slavinec AUT 01:44:07
2. Tone Dalen NOR 01:58:35
3. Margarita Ovsyannikova RUS 02:14:09
Results: U23 Men
1. Pavel Yakimov RUS 01:25:01
2. Pavel Khanzhin RUS 01:29:49
3. Martin Husek CZE 01:32:01
4. Julian Erhardt GER 01:33:45
5. Felix Waldhuber AUT 01:34:25
Results: Junior Women
1. Tatiana Loginova RUS 01:14:02
2. Tatiana Vancova SVK 01:28:15
3. Ilaria Titone ITA 01:37:41
Results: Junior Men
1. Pavel Eliseev RUS 00:57:12
2. Zhorzh Basyuk RUS 00:59:09
3. Alessandro Saravalle ITA 01:01:34
4. Didac Marza Bedos ESP 01:08:04
5. Guglielmo Hinrichsen ITA 01:12:53
Results: Elite Women
1. Helena Karásková CZE 01:37:55
2. Borghild Løvset NOR 01:41:32
3. Andrea Huser SUI 01:43:57
4. Yulia Surikova RUS 01:48:48
5. Simone Steinecker AUT 01:51:17
Results: Elite Men
1. Andreas Svanebo SWE 01:20:47
2. Daniel Antonioli ITA 01:21:22
3. Nicolas Lebrun FRA 01:21:52
4. Maxim Kuzmin RUS 01:23:26
5. Jon Erguin Dorronsoro ESP 01:24:44
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