Zacup Skyrace del Grignone
All women behind the skyrunning blue Martina Cumerlato.
All women behind the skyrunning blue Martina Cumerlato. At her debut on this highly technical path, the talented athlete from Veneto confirmed the good things about her about her
Jean Baptiste Simukeka, again him. The Rwandan champion returned to show off the Lecco mountains by winning the ZacUp again and also beating his 2019 record which was also the time to beat on this track. All women behind the skyrunning blue Martina Cumerlato. At her debut on this highly technical course, the talented athlete from Veneto confirmed the good things that are said about her by placing her signature in the roll of honor of the classic September branded Team Pasturo.
the shadow of the northern Grigna, 230 sky riders responded to Alberto Zaccagni’s invitation, giving rise to high altitude challenges that delighted the large audience present.
Ready, go, and the lieutenant of the Rwandan army immediately made it clear that he would once again be the man to beat. On the steep ascent that leads to the legendary Zapel de l’Asen, he shredded the leading group keeping the “local” Mattia Gianola and Daniel Antonioli at a safe distance. The positions did not change at the passage from the Bogani refuge, in the torcida del Brioschi (gpm of the race at an altitude of 2410 meters above sea level) and at the finish in Pasturo.
Here Simukeka, the new idol of the Lecco public, was literally carried in triumph. The 2h46’14 “signed by the bearer of the Orecchiella di Garfagnana will be the time to beat in the editions to come. On the podium with him also Mattia Gianola, 2nd in 2h46’17 “and Daniel Antonioli 3rd in 2h49’42”.
Zaid Ait Malek and Andrea Rota complete the top five of the day. Followed in order by Luca Del Pero, Lorenzo Beltrami, Mattia Tanara, Francesco Ceschi and Danilo Brambilla.
On the very technical 27.5km (2650m of elevation gain) of the Lecco sky, the best time of the Romanian new specialty world champion Denisa Dragomir (3h12’50 “) resists. At her first experience in Grigna, the Venetian Cumerlato was satisfied with the success of the day in 3h29’43 “. Second and third absolute two home athletes Francesca Rusconi (3h42’45 “) and Martina Brambilla (3h50’13”). Very good also Elisa Pallini 4th and Debora Benedetti 5th.
Once the ZacUp 2022 has been filed, Team Pasturo will focus its future energies on the Grigne Skymarathon, the key event of next summer.
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