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Saturday, August 3, 2013
Joanes Hedel Wins Traversée du Lac Memphrémagog
Hedel guaranteed Xavier Desharnais will come back to Magog next year. "It would have been huge if I won," says the 23-year-old who finished second for the second time. "I am going to keep on doing this race until I win it. But Joanes is tough," he smiled and winked.
Both Hedel and Desharnais has the elements working in their favor today with high winds, severe surface chop, and a pace that proved to be faster than normal.
The official men's results:
1. Joanes Hedel (France) 7:24:43
2. Xavier Desharnais (Canada) 7:30:21
3. Evgenij Pop Acev (Macedonia) 7:31:36
4. Bertrand Venturi (France) 7:34:36
5. Damian Blaum (Argentina) 7:35:09
6. Tomi Stefanovski (Macedonia) 7:37:26
7. Alexander Studzinski (Germany) 7:37:42
8. Tsvetan Yordanov (Bulgaria) 7:39:19
9. Tiago Sato (Brazil) 8:56:30
Richard Weinberger (Canada), DNF
Simone Ercoli (Italy), DNF
Jarrod Poort (Australia), DNF
Guillermo Bertola (Argentina), DNF
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