Old foxes conquer 30 h marathon
12 Nov 2007 at 09:15 | Published by: JJM | Views: 4049 | News search
International stars of the past millennium stole the show
in Swiss 30 h Marathon, which is played annually at Bassersdorf
indoor 80% beton course (also known as Grindel-Kloten).
Joachim Sturm of Germany (bronze at World Champs 1991 & 1993)
and Michael Neuland (silver 1989, bronze 1984 & 1995)
stormed onto second place of the
competition, leaving behind a multitude of today’s international top players.
The winning pair of the tournament, by a devastating win margin of 21 points,
was Swiss ranking no. 1 Vitus Spescha, with Guy Vuilliomenet
(Swiss national team member in World Champs 1993 and Junior Champs 1990 & 1991).
Third place was taken by current Swiss national team members
Raphael Wietlisbach and Remo Zaugg.
The best all-female team fought their way to 6th rank:
Nicole Gundert-Greiffendorf (bronze medalist at World Champs 2007)
with World Champion 1993 Alice Kobisch.
photos by SBGF, Walter Teupe / DMV and
» results of the competition