Month: August 2018

3 athletes in South-Africa

Susanne Gutjahr, Chris Weyland and Claude Lucas have qualified for the IM70.3 World Championships in Port Elisabeth/South Africa during the year and will now race on sunday amongst nearly 1800 athletes for potential WC age group titles. Good luck from the team!

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 […]

Claude Lucas 3rd at AJ Bell Triathlon London

Very good performance by Claude Lucas at the AJ Bell Triathlon in London on sunday. Besides more than 230 athletes, Claude finished on excellent 3rd rank overall at the Olympic Plus race over 1.5-80-10km. His end time of 3h12:40 was only 2min down from winner Matt Chipping [GBR]. His split times : 1.5km in 22:28 […]