Year: 2018

20 km nature run in Bastogne [BEL]

On Sunday Guy Theissen and Marc Matgen raced the 20 km nature run in Bastogne (B). The running course, mainly, consisted out of large single tracks, country roads, a few ups and downs and the odd field crossing. Guy crossed the finish line ranked 41st overall out of 184 finishers, while Marc finished 142nd overall. Results: http://ultratiming.be/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/20KM-de-Bastogne-2018-20KM.pdf

Triathlon XL Gerardmer

Our athlete Brice Faucheux raced the traditional middle distance triathlon in Gerardmer [FRA] over the XL distance (1.9-90-21km). He showed a steady performance over all 3 disciplines and finished on 13th rank in V1 age group and 112th overall (1492 starter, 1402 finisher) RESULTS – Triathlon Gerardmer XL 2018

70.3 WC South Africa – good results

Very good results from our 3 participants Susanne Gutjahr, Claude Lucas and Christian Weyland at the IM70.3 world championships in Port Elisabeth/South Africa. On saturday, Susanne finished the female age group race on excellent 65th rank in F40-44 out of 201 participants in this category. Her split times : 41:31 – 3h00:49 – 1h43:25 / […]

Duathlon Weiswampach – Claude Lucas 11th

The 23rd edition of the Weiswampach triathlon has been downgraded to a duathlon as a result of algae blooms. The Sprint Triathlon, organized as a short duathlon over 5-20-2.5km, counted for the national sprint triathlon championships. Only participants from our team were Brice Faucheux, who ranked on an excellent 7th position overall and 1st in […]

Sponsorship renewal with Osteria di Niederanven

On behalf of X3M Triathlon Mersch, the committee and its members would like to thank the excellent italian restaurant ‘OSTERIA DI NIEDERANVEN‘ for the sponsoring deal renewal and their generous sponsorship of our team for the coming season. We would like to thank the whole team of the Osteria for their support and trust they put into […]

Sonny Eschette defied Embrun(Wo)Man

Tough but successful day for Sonny Eschette at one of the hardest long distance triathlon races in the world – the famous EmbrunMan over 3.8-188-42.2km. 2 loops in the ‘plan d’eau d’Embrun’, mountainous 188km with an altitude gain of approx. 5000m and a climb up to the ‘Col d’Izoard’ on 2346m and finally a hilly […]

Jérôme Barthels finished his 1st Ironman

Jérôme Barthels finished his 1st Ironman triathlon ever in Maastricht on sunday. A little anxious about this long distance, Jérôme Barthels stayed calm and raced steadily to finish his first Ironman race in 11h50:30 on 519th rank overall out of 1113 finisher. After a conservative swim in 1h29:07 in the Maas river, Jérôme remained concentrated […]

Springwater Triathlon Rosport

Trispeed Mamer and Performance Team organized a new edition of the Springwater Triathlon in Rosport. Several athletes from our team took the opportunity to race a non-drafting triathlon in the main olympic distance triathlon or the race at the shorter drafting promotional triathlon on sunday morning. Gavin Hodgson showed once again a very strong run […]

8th Open Water Swim Challenge Lultzhausen

Eight athletes from our team tested their swim abilities at the 8th edition of the Open Water Challenge, organized by Swimming Luxembourg. This year’s edition was held in Lultzhausen for the first time, which was a good decision overall. This swim event is part of the national FLTRI triathlon tritour. On the 1000m, only participant […]

IRONMAN Frankfurt – hot conditions

Several X3M athletes raced the Ironman european championships in Frankfurt on sunday. Amongst nearly 3000 athletes, Benoit Joachim showed the best performance, especially his bike performance (4h56:59 and 25th bike time overall for 185km) was very impressive. Ben finished in 10h53:54 on 529th rank overall and 95th in M40. Georges Reding finished his 1st Ironman […]

UPDATE – Tiszaujvaros (Hon)

UPDATE : Bob Haller had a severe bike crash on sunday’s final race and was brought to hospital for further checks. Unfortunately, he bended his left foot severely and broke his big toe on the left foot. We want to wish him a very fast recovery! Bob Haller délivre une des meilleures courses à pied […]

Triathlon Echternach – lux. championships

This weekend, the luxembourgish triathlon OD championships were incorporated in the 34th edition of the international triathlon Echternach. Hot and heavy weather conditions were forcing the athletes to dig deep in one’s energy resources… On saturday, our kids were aligned for the kids and youth championships. Noémie Ries managed to win the title in female […]

Claude Lucas wins SURE to SURE Swim-run

Claude Lucas confirmed his very good shape by winning the short distance SURE2SURE swim-run race in Lultzhausen on saturday together with his teammate Christian Krombach. Participants start and finish the race as teams of two, running and swimming the whole course together, helping each other where possible in an effort to be stronger than the […]

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