Month: June 2016

Duathlon Mamer

Poor overall participation at the international duathlon in Mamer this weekend. One week after the IM70.3 Luxembourg and one week prior to the national triathlon championships, only two X3M members aligned at the promo duathlon. Carlo Feltes and Claire Metzdorff showed some steady performances, finishing on 4th rank overall and 1st Master for Carlo resp. 6th female rank […]

European Sprint Triathlon championships

Bob Haller raced the european triathlon sprint championships in Châteauroux [FRA]. After a perfect swim part over 750m, Bob left the water within the leading group. With a steady bike performance, Bob left T2 still on first position, but unfortunately he had not his best running legs so Bob finished still on a very good […]

Powerman Sankt Wendel [GER]

On Saturday June 25th, a couple of athletes headed to Sankt Wendel in the Saarland region in Germany. On the menu was a Sprint Powerman Duathlon (5-40-5km) The running part was very demanding not being flat at all as was the bike part, a 1 lap course with steep climbs. Jérôme Barthels crossed the finish line in […]

IM70.3 Duathlon Remich

Due to the very heavy rainfalls in the last weeks, the organizers of the IM70.3 Remich were forced to skip the swim part and change the race into a duathlon race with a 5km start run. Several athletes from our club showed very impressive performances though. Best overall performance goes to our professional athlete Olivier […]

IRONKIDS Aquathlon Remich 2016

Very good participation and impressive results from our youngest team members at the Ironkids side event during the IM70.3 Remich. Despite a delay due to heavy thunderstorms passing the event area, the kids couldn’t wait to start this special experience. For some of our kids, it was the first Aquathlon race in their life, so […]

Skoda Velodom Rund um Koeln

  On Sunday Marc Matgen and Guy Theissen raced the Jedermann Radrennen over 68 Km in and around the city of Cologne. On a beautiful circuit and lots of spectators both athletes crossed the finish line in a large pack just underneath the 2 hours mark. Results:

3 ballons Mediofondo bike race

Claude Lucas raced the middle distance bike race at the cycling classics ‘3 ballons’ in Luxeuil les Bains [FRA]. On his birthday, he showed his good biking shape and finished on these demanding and hilly 105km in 3h35min on 12th rank overall. Scratch : 12th overall in 03:35:38.56 Age group : 3rd in M18-29 The route took the […]

Schoulsportdaag Leudelange

The teachers of the primary school of Leudelange invited our club to give an initiation into triathlon resp. duathlon to the kids from cycle 3.1 to 4.2 (8 to 12 years). During the ‘Schoulsportdaag’ on wednesday, the kids were shown different sports – duathlon was introduced for the first time with a hell lot of fun for everybody. Isabelle Klein […]

IM70.3 Kraichgau

Claude Wurth raced the IM70.3 Kraichgau on sunday, despite not having recovered from an illness with antibiotics. Unfortunately, he suffered a lot during the race and he never could show his real strength. Nevertheless, he crossed the finish line – congratulations for your IRON WILL! M40-44 :   174. Wurth, Claude  LUX 0:45:05 (1.553.) 2:51:30 (868.) […]

Spring Water Triathlon Rosport

Excellent results today from the 2nd edition of the ‘Spring Water Triathlon Rosport’. Due to the heavy floods in the last days resulting in strong currents in the river Sûre, the organizers cancelled the swim part and exchanged the swim with a short running split. Under very poor weather conditions, several X3M athletes won their age groups […]

Promo Triathlon des Lacs de l’Eau

On the outskirts of the picturesque town of Dinant (B), Guy Theissen raced the over 0,5-24-5 Km. Fortunately the event had not been cancelled due to heavy downpours and gales on the previous night. However the swimming part turned out to be a rather cold affair with water temperatures reaching a maximum of 13,6 degrees. […]