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Ticker of the weekend: local wins in Australia and France, European Duathlon Championships and world champion in Italy.

Ticker of the weekend: local wins in Australia and France, European Duathlon Championships and world champion in Italy.

Some DTU athletes took the opportunity to finish the sprint race in Tunisia and Sam Long won the Ironman 70.3 in St George. We give you an overview of what else happened in the world of triathlon over the weekend.

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Domestic wins in Australia

All Australian stages were at Ironman Australia in Port Macquarie, New South Wales. Sam Appleton took his first Ironman victory over the long distance. After 7:57:32 hours, he reached the finish and pushed Mike Phillips (7:59:19 hours) into second place. Benjamin Hill completed the podium after a time of 8:01:51. In the women's race, Raegan Holyoke clocked 9:02:03 ahead of Radka Kahlefeld (9:10:59) and Kate Gillespie-Jones who clocked 9:15:45.

There are results Here.

Merle Bruni secures European Championship silver

The continent's best duathletes judged their European champions in Alsdorf at the weekend. Over the middle distance (10km run, 60km cycle, 10km run) Dane Simon Jørn Hansen won after 2:25:49 hours. Second place went to Ontrej Kubo of Slovakia after 2:27:07 hours and Frenchman Emilie Blondel Hermand was third after 2:2:28:20 hours. The best result from a German perspective was achieved by Simon Hackstein, who finished sixth in 2:29:42 hours ahead of Fabian Holbach (2:30:31 hours). Lasse Schöfisch crossed the finish line in 13th place after a time of 2:34:33.

Swiss Melanie Maurer won the women's title, finishing 2:45:54 hours ahead of Germany's Merle Bruni (2:48:00 hours). Olivia Kaiser of Switzerland finished third after 2:49:54 hours. Other German athletes were Leonie Klein-Bley (2:53:02 hours), Madeleine Keller (2:53:35 hours), Nellie Rossmann (2:56:19 hours), Lisa Strothmann (2:58:16 hours). Time) came. Finished fifth, seventh, eighth and ninth.

Here There are results.

Bogan won in Italy

Ironman 70.3 World Champion Rico Bogan went past the Olympic distance to win the Lake Calderon Triathlon in Italy. After 1.5 kilometers on the water, 40 kilometers on the bike and a final run of ten kilometers, Bogan finished with a comfortable lead of 1:51:10 ahead of Italian Thomas Francesco Previtali who needed 1:54:20. Third place went to Austria's Thomas Steiger, who was eligible to compete again after his doping ban expired. Italian Alice Bagarello won the women's race after a time of 2:07:07. Second and third place also went to the Italians. Nicolette Santonocito (2:08:27 hours) and Chiara Cavalli (2:08:50 hours) completed the podium.

French victory in cross triathlon

Frenchman Arthur Serriers won the 1.5km swim, 38km mountain bike and 10km trail run after clocking 2:36:19 at the Xterra Series cross-triathlon race in New Aquintine, France. Spain's Ruben Ruzafa finished second eight minutes later (2:44:31 hrs). The podium was completed by Frenchman Jules Dumas, who finished after 2:47:59 hours. German professional Jens Roth missed the podium in fourth place (2:48:10 hours). In the women's race, Morgan's Rio won in 3:28:05 hours ahead of Camille Joppard (3:35:29 hours).

Here There are results.