TRAIL RUNNING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IAAF LIVE FROM PORTUGAL: LUIS ALBERTO HERNANDO & CAROLINE CHAVEROT WIN AGAIN.

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The second trail running world championships supported by the ITRA (International Trail Running Association) within the IAAF umbrella, have been held at Portugal over an 86k/D+3.500m course.

  • The team titles went once again to France, that took the two golds for men and women, beating Spain in both cases. After the two superpowers, the bronzes went UK women´s team and Germany´s male team.
  • The individual titles went to Luis Alberto Hernando & Caroline Chaverot, who this way summed up their second 2016 world title after having won the previous Ultrasky crown in July at the spanish Pyrenees. Silver medals were for Azara García of Spain and Nicolas Martin of France, while bronzes were awarded to Ragna Debats of the Netherlands and Sylvain Court from France.

 

LIVE FROM BRAGA & PENEDA GERES NATIONAL PARK: Our team was there live, with Mayayo (@moxigeno) and Vlady (@vladytrail) as correspondents to bring you a full coverage herebelow, including videos and photos, plus race report (in spanish)  Check it out to get a broader insight and all the images of the event.

The next trail running world championships will also be held at Europe, with 2017 event to be held at Tuscany (ITA) and 2018 at Castellón (ESP).

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El Mundial #IAUtrail 2016 ha concluido coronando a Luis Alberto Hernando y Caroline Chaverot. A las 5AM arrancó la prueba sobre 86k/D+5.000m, cita obligada de la élite mundial, con 38 selecciones en busca del oro individual masculino y femenino, así como los de equipos.
El segundo asalto del duelo España-Francia resultó mucho más igualado:  Tras los cuatro oros galos de Annecy15, esta vez el medallero cerró con 3-1, siendo además el oro equipos femenino muy disputado Las cuatro medallas españolas han sido: Oro para Luis y plata para Azara y los equipos masculino y femenino. Aquí crónica, fotos y resultados provisionales, arrancando con el video de salida
 

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MUNDIAL IAU TRAIL PENEDA GERES 86K/D+5.000M/ 16H

Campeones Luis Alberto Hernando y Caroline Chaverot tras 60k. 

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En la previa de carrera los principales favoritos a la victoria eran, de nuevo, los franceses, con un gran equipo con estrellas…

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