Neuland & Sturm are the best in Bassersdorf 30h Marathon
18 Nov 2008 at 17:04 | Published by: JJM | Views: 3811 | News search
Michael Neuland and Joachim Sturm. (Photo by Pasi Aho 2008)
German national team legends of 1990’s, Michael Neuland
and Joachim “Jochen” Sturm, took the first place at 30 Hours Marathon for pairs
at the 80% beton indoor course in Bassersdorf, Switzerland.
Swiss players Vitus Spescha & Cedric Mathys landed in tied total score
with the winners (average 25.66),
but the German veterans proved better in the sudden death play-off for victory
of the tournament.
No less than 24 points behind the silver medalists (0.93 points per player and round)
came the Swiss pair Sonja Viatte & Michel Eggenschwiler in third place,
with average score 26.59. German stars Miroslav Stoparic & Max Hermann
were left fourth, in tied points with Viatte & Eggenschwiler.
100 players from 5 countries (Austria, Finland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland)
participated in Bassersdorf 30h Marathon 2008, making it one
of the international highlights of the winter season.
» results of the competition