Tristan Blanchard reigns supreme on the Bernese Jura Path
Tristan Blanchard crushes the competitors on the Bernese Jura Path. For the third time in three participations, the Bienne gained the working occasion on Saturday afternoon in Tramelan. He coated the 64 km for 3,300 meters of elevation acquire on this unprecedented route in 6h25’47” hours 25 minutes and 47 seconds. He was 22’21” forward of Stéphane Lachat. The rostrum is accomplished by Raphael Niederhauser (+37’25”). Tristan Blanchard’s race began early. “Departure at 6 a.m., with the headlamp. Even when I knew the beginning of the course effectively, at night time it nonetheless modifications the scenario”, explains the Bienne who needed to make the descent to St-Imier with out lights after a technical downside.
The Zealand rider outclassed the debates. He nonetheless suffered till the end line. The brand new format of 64 km proposed this yr, in opposition to 44 km in earlier editions, took him abruptly. “Foolishly I believed it was 20 km extra. So I’ll go somewhat slower and I’ll handle. I nonetheless took somewhat slap, ”admits the Bienne. Tristan Blanchard nonetheless validates this new route.
Victory at residence for Marie Rossel
Among the many girls, Marie Rossel gained for the primary time on the Bernese Jura Path. La Tramelote took it residence in 8:54:34. Florence Loetscher-Eperon (+9’17”) took second place. Catherine Rion (+11’10”) is on the third step of the rostrum. On the end line, Marie Rossel savors her victory. “I really feel good, it is type of my coaching floor so it is at all times good to have a great race at residence”.
A complete of 62 runners took the beginning of the principle race of the Bernese Jura Path. All outcomes will be discovered right here. /nmy
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