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Thursday, August 5, 2010
Ekaterina Seliverstova And Luca Ferretti Win European 5K
Among the top women, the outstanding and somewhat surprising silver- and bronze-medal performances of Kalliopi Araouzou and Marianna Lymperta were warmly welcomed by the Greek team as they knocked off numerous top-placing veterans at previous Olympics and world championships.
Of the top 10 men, 3 finishers came from Italy (#1, #2 and #4), 3 finishers came from Germany (#5, #6 an #7) and 3 finisers came from Russia (#8, #9 and #10) in an unusual finish where Luca beat his silver-medalist teammate by over 17 seconds and bronze-winning Spyridon Gianniotis of Greece by over 30 seconds. A day after going 1-2 in the 10K, it appeared that Thomas Lurz (#5) and Evgeny Drattsev (#9) did not have enough left in the tank to challenge the strong Italian team.
The final women's results:
1. SELIVERSTOVA Ekaterina (RUS), 1:02:34.7
2. ARAOUZOU Kalliopi (GRE), 1:02:37.3
3. LYMPERTA Marianna (GRE), 1:02:41.3
4. PECHANOVA Jana (CZE), 1:02:55.4
5. REICHERT Nadine (GER), 1:03:12.1
6. FRANCO Alice (ITA), 1:03:20.8
7. REQUENA Yurema (ESP), 1:03:58.6
8. GUSEVA Anna (RUS), 1:04:10.7
9. BRUNI Rachele (ITA), 1:04:12.7
10. ZUPAN Teja (SLO), 1:04:15.7
11. ASPORD Ophelie (FRA), 1:04:40.6
12. RECIO Marta (ESP), 1:04:58.0
13. RYBAROVA Silvie (CZE), 1:05:22.3
14. BULAKHOVA Maria (RUS), 1:05:54.7
15. BERBASOVA Anna (UKR), 1:07:09.0
16. MATTHEY Iris (SUI), 1:07:25.2
17. BALOGH Vanessa (HUN), 1:08:11.1
18. KOZAMERNIK Nika (SLO), 1:08:36.2
19. CSAJAGI Timea (HUN), 1:09:42.2
20. CODEVELLE Coralie (FRA), 1:09:51.1
21. PROHASZKA Agnes (HUN), 1:10:19.9
22. FARKASOVA Alexandra (SVK), 1:11:48.0
CONSIGLIO Giorgia (ITA) DSQ
The final men's results:
1. FERRETTI Luca (ITA), 58:43.4 20
2. ERCOLI Simone (ITA), 59:00.5
3. GIANNIOTIS Spyridon (GRE), 59:15.9
3. RUFFINI Simone (ITA), 59:15.9
5. LURZ Thomas (GER), 59:20.3
6. WOLFGARTEN Jan (GER) 59:23.5
7. REICHERT Christian (GER), 59:42.8
8. SEREBRENNIKOV Daniil (RUS), 59:58.6
9. DRATTSEV Evgeny (RUS), 1:00:00.0
10. PODYAKOV Artem (RUS), 1:00:00.9
11. SVOBODA Kvetoslav (CZE), 1:00:27.5
12. NOGUEIRA Diego (ESP), 1:00:46.4
13. SAUVAGE Julien (FRA), 1:00:47.7
14. FOKAIDIS Antonios (GRE), 1:01:01.4
15. VANGENEUGDEN Tom (BEL), 1:01:04.4
16. SNITKO Igor (UKR), 1:01:10.7
17. SCHWEINZER Matthias (AUT), 1:01:36.6
18.CODEVELLE Julien (FRA), 1:01:53.1
19. POSMOURNY Jan (CZE), 1:01:59.0
20. BERAUD Romain (FRA), 1:02:16.4
21. KERIN Rok (SLO), 1:02:21.2
22. RUIZ Hector (ESP), 1:02:28.5
23. UKRADYGA Kostyantyn (UKR), 1:02:43.8
24. JACHNO Lukas (CZE), 1:03:45.4
25. GASPAR Vasco (POR), 1:03:51.4
26. MITROVIC Jovan (SUI), 1:04:07.7
27. BRYAN Christopher (IRL), 1:04:40.4
28. VIEGAS Daniel (POR), 1:04:42.7
29. RIBEIRO Hugo (POR), 1:05:19.6
30. VACHAN Tomas (SVK), 1:06:24.7
31. BATHAZI Istvan (HUN), 1:06:39.9
32. MEEGAN Andrew (IRL), 1:06:58.6
33. ARIN S.Giray (TUR), 1:18:09.5
34. KARACE Burak (TUR), 1:20:43.3
GERCSAK Csaba (HUN) DNS
HERVAS Francisco Jose (ESP) DNS
Copyright © 2010 by Steven Munatones
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