Year: 2019

2019 Tiszaujvaros ITU Triathlon World Cup

Coupe du Monde, Tiszaujvaros, Hongrie – Final Bob Haller finit 23ème en final ! Les élite hommes ont pu finalement faire leur course sans pluie et orage. Les 30 athlètes prennent le départ à 16:15h avec 3 tours de 250 m de natation dans le petit lac.  Tiszaujvaros est connu pour être une course avec natation […]

Open Water Challenge Lultzhausen

Several X3M athletes took the chance to check their open water swim abilities in Lultzhausen during the national OW swim championships. On the 3000m distance (33 finisher), Andrea Caddeo took 50:11min to finish on good 11th rank overall. Ben Smallbone (13th with 50:19min) and Noémie Ries (14th overall, 4th female in 50:20min) followed closely. Gullu […]

Christian Weyland smashed Challenge Roth!!!

Excellent performance by Christian Weyland at the traditional long distance triathlon CHALLENGE ROTH. With an exceptional bike performance of 4h32:27 over the 180km, Christian finished the IM-distance race in 9h11:00 on 89th rank overall out of more than 3500 participants. race info split time place Swim 01:05:26 552 Trans 1 00:02:01 64 Bike 04:32:27 25 […]

2nd day at Triathlon Echternach

This afternoon at 13h00, the relay triathlon and the national championships in sprint distance triathlon were held in Echternach. In the relay triathlon, Ben Smallbone (together with Gwen Nothum and Poli Stoffel) took 2nd rank overall in 1h04:50, leading winning ladies’ only team by 16sec. (with Noémie Ries) In the national championships over the short […]

2019 Jiayuguan ASTC Triathlon Asian Cup

12th place and some more valuable World Ranking points in Jiayuguan/🇨🇳. Not really the place I came for but nevertheless still happy about the performance. After a great swim and coming out of T1 in second place, we just visited the beautiful city of Jiayuguan during our 40k bike ride. Starting the 10k run in […]

Triathlon Echternach OD & Kids races

Sam Peters and Danièle Flammang raced the 35th edition of the traditional Triathlon Echternach OD distance. Sam finished 14th overall and 3rd in M30, Danièle won the W50 female category in 2h58:52. The bike course has been extended to 45km which explains the slower end times of all the athletes today. (107 finisher) In the […]

Half-Marathon & 10km Trier

Jean-Claude Schmitz and Emanuele Criscione had the great idea 😉 to run the half-marathon in Trier – not easy when the temperatures are above 30 degrees… Jean-Claude finished 55th (out of 614 finisher) in a good time of 1h33:03. Emanuele ran 1h38:39 and took 95th rank overall. RESULTS – 36. Int. Trierer Stadtlauf 2019 – […]

1/4 Triatlon door Brugge

On Saturday June 29th, Guy Theissen  raced the very beautiful “1/4 Triatlon door Brugge”, covering the distance of 1-45-10 km. The race took place at the very heart of the medieval city of Bruges. Soaring temperatures, with highs reaching up to 32 degrees, made it a very difficult day out for all of the 1000+ […]

Georges Reding finished IM70.3 Elsinore

Georges Reding raced the KMD IRONMAN 70.3 European Championships in Elsinore/Denmark on sunday. After a decent swim part in 36:13min, Georges rode a strong bike split in 2h24:58 and finished with a good run in 1h42:20 to rank himself 533rd overall out of 2237 athletes. His final race time : 4h52:35  (79th out of 267 […]

IM70.3 Remich – 2 wins @IRONKIDS

Harry and Ben Smallbone won their resp. agegroups at the IRONKIDS races on saturday. Once again, Harry Smallbone won the KIDS-A category (2008/2009) with a lead of 12sec. His final time : 4:47min (38 finisher) For her 1st race ever, Julie Catherine Michels finished 18th in female KIDS-A race finishing in 6:27min – CONGRATULATIONS! The […]

Woogsprint Triathlon Darmstadt 2019

Our youth athletes raced the Woogsprint Triathlon Darmstadt together with their mates from the luxembourgish triathlon squad. In the category 2008/2009, Harry Smallbone managed to finish 2nd overall out of 38 athletes, covering the 200m/5000m/1000m in good 21:34min. He missed the win by only 3sec!!! Ben Smallbone finished on excelllent 4th rank overall in YouthB […]

10. Langstreckenschwimmen Losheim

Several X3M’ers took part in the open water swim event in Losheim [GER], covering mainly the 2500m distance. Best result goes to 2004-born Noémie Ries who won the overall female categorie in 40:32min. (16 female swimmers) In the male event, Andrea Caddeo took 4th rank overall in 39:54min, followed by Jean-Claude Schmitz on 7th rank […]

Olivier Godart wins AG in Samorin [SVK]

Olivier Godart scored another great result this season. At The Challenge Championship in Santorin/Slovakia, he won his age group (M40-44) in the Middle Distance race, and he finished 3rd Age Grouper overall. This means he repeated his 2018 result! Congratulations!! Very well done! Get all results at https:/thechampionship.de

ING (Half)-Marathon Luxembourg

Once again, stiflingly hot conditions to run a marathon resp. half-marathon on saturday evening. 25deg+ at the race start at 19h00 – not so easy for the 10000 runners. Gavin Hodgson raced the marathon distance and literally blew up due to the heat – he finished on 150th rank overall in 03:41:21 In the half-marathon, […]

Sprint Triathlon Grevenmacher – 2 wins

Oliver Gorges and Harry Smallbone won Kids A race resp. the main elite race at the sprint triathlon in Grevenmacher today. In the Kids A race (100m-3km-600m), Harry dominated the race once again and took the victory in 11:01min, leading 2nd boy by 19sec. RESULTS – Triathlon Grevenmacher 2019 – KIDS A Ben Smallbone, his […]

113km : Heilbronn [GER] and Barcelona [ESP]

Tom Peiffer and Susanne Gutjahr raced the IM70.3 Barcelona on sunday morning.Susanne finished 17th in her agegroup with a final time of 6h08:00. Her splits : 41:53 (1.9km swim) – 3h22:34 (90km bike) – 1h54:27 (21.1km run) Tom finished in 6h15:45 on 1406th rank overall out of 2376 athletes. His splits : 41:16 (1.9km swim) […]

Berdorferlaf 10km

Several young and ‘not-so-young’ members of our team raced the hilly 10km in Berdorf on saturday. In the kids’ race, 2 year old Maddalena Laruccia raced her first 400m race under X3M colours – a new future triathlete is born… 😉 Sebastian Hodgson (born 2010) ran the non-timed 800m. In the kids’s categorie born in […]

ITU Triathlon World Cup Cagliari [ITA]

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