2007 European Mountain Running Championships

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2007 European Mountain Running Championships
Organisers EAA
Edition 6th
Date 14 July
Host city Cauterets, France France
Races 4
Distances 12.8 km +1,570 m– Men
8.5 km +1,010 m– Women
8.5 km +1,010 m– U20 men
4 km +400 m– U20 women

The 2007 European Mountain Running Championships were held on 14 July in Cauterets, France. Held by the European Athletic Association.

The championships comprised four races, incorporating junior races for the first time: the men's race, which was 12.8 km long with a 1,570 m ascent, the women's and under-20s men's competitions over 8.5 km and containing a 1,010 m ascent, and finally the under-20s women's race which was competed over 4 km with a rise of 400 m.[1]

Ahmet Arslan of Turkey won the title in the men's senior race while the Norwegian Anita Evertsen took the gold medal in the women's race. Italy reached to the senior men's team gold medal and Switzerland won the women's team gold. The junior men's competition was largely a Turkish affair, with Mehmet Akkoyun winning gold and leading a 1-2-3 for his country. The women's junior race was won by Lucija Krkoc from Slovenia. United Kingdom took the team gold.[1]

Results[edit]

Men's senior race[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (h:m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Ahmet Arslan  Turkey 1:08:39
Silver medal icon.svg Marco De Gasperi  Italy 1:08:50
Bronze medal icon.svg Marco Gaiardo  Italy 1:09:09
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Italy 15
Silver medal icon.svg  France 31
Bronze medal icon.svg  Germany 36
  • Total participants: 67 runners finished and 17 teams.[1]

Women's senior race[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Anita Evertsen  Norway 51:45
Silver medal icon.svg Anna Pichrtova  Czech Republic 52:34
Bronze medal icon.svg Kirsten Otterbu  Norway 52:56
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg   Switzerland 17
Silver medal icon.svg  Czech Republic 22
Bronze medal icon.svg  Italy 29
  • Total participants: 65 runners finished and 16 teams.[1]

Men's under-20s race[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Mehmet Akkoyun  Turkey 48:27
Silver medal icon.svg Emrah Akalın  Turkey 48:34
Bronze medal icon.svg Mahmut Uruclu  Turkey 48:40
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Turkey 6
Silver medal icon.svg  Germany 21
Bronze medal icon.svg  Italy 34
  • Total participants: 36 runners finished and 9 teams.[1]

Women's under-20s race[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Lucija Krkoc  Slovenia 23:33
Silver medal icon.svg Kerstin Strauss  Germany 23:58
Bronze medal icon.svg Hannah Bateson  United Kingdom 24:50
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  United Kingdom 8
Silver medal icon.svg  Austria 10
Bronze medal icon.svg  Slovenia 13
  • Total participants: 20 runners finished and 6 teams.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f Taylor, Simon (2007-07-14). "European Mountain Running Championships". Northern Ireland Mountain Running Association. Retrieved 2011-07-14. 

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