2011 European Mountain Running Championships

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2011 European Mountain Running Championships
Organisers EAA
Edition 10th
Date 10 July
Host city Bursa, Turkey Turkey
Distances 12.0 km +1,245m– Men
8.5 km +865m– Women
8.5 km +865m– Junior men
3.5 km +405m– Junior women

The 2011 European Mountain Running Championships were held on 10 July at Uludağ in Bursa, Turkey. They were that year's area championships for mountain running, held by the European Athletic Association in conjunction with the Turkish Athletic Federation. The competition featured four races, with senior and junior races for both men and women. A total of 221 runners from 26 nations started the competition.

The men's race was 12.0 km long and featured an ascent of 1,245 m. The women's and junior men's races were 8.5 km long comprising a rise of 865 m. The junior women's race was 3.5 km over a hill of 405 m.

Ahmet Arslan from Turkey took his fifth consecutive men's title,[1] while Swiss Martina Strahl won the gold medal in senior women's category. Italian senior men's and senior women's teams were the champions. In the junior men's category, Turkish Nuri Kömür became the champion followed by two of his countrymen. Denisa Ionela Dragomir from Romania was the gold medalist in junior women's race. Turkish junior men's and junior women's teams took the gold medals in team ranking.

The event was dominated by the host nation Turkey, which won in total nine medals (four gold, three silver and two bronze) in three categories. It was the senior women's race, at which Turkey was not able to win any medal.[2]

Results[edit]

Men[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (h:m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Ahmet Arslan  Turkey 58:08
Silver medal icon.svg Gabriele Abate  Italy 58:40
Bronze medal icon.svg Jose Gaspar  Portugal 59:05
4 Bernard Dematteis  Italy 59:41
5 Süleyman Büyükbezgin  Turkey 59:56
6 Alex Baldaccini  Italy 1:00:25
7 Jones Andy  United Kingdom 1:00:39
8 Anders Kleist  Sweden 1:00:47
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Italy 12
Silver medal icon.svg  Turkey 34
Bronze medal icon.svg  Portugal 36
4  France 39
5  United Kingdom 67
  • Totals: 78 starters, 74 finishers, 17 national teams.[3][4]

Women[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Martina Strähl   Switzerland 48:44
Silver medal icon.svg Antonella Confortola  Italy 49:09
Bronze medal icon.svg Lucija Krkoc  Slovenia 49:24
4 Valentina Belotti  Italy 49:40
5 Marina Ivanova  Russia 49:57
6 Pavla Schorna  Czech Republic 50:10
7 Cristina Alexandra Frumuz  Romania 50:20
8 Bernadette Meier-Brändle   Switzerland 50:22
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Italy 22
Silver medal icon.svg  Russia 28
Bronze medal icon.svg   Switzerland 38
4  Norway 44
5  Slovenia 62
  • Totals: 57 starters, 54 finishers, 12 national teams.[5][6]

Junior men[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Nuri Kömür  Turkey 43:08
Silver medal icon.svg Sönmez Dağ  Turkey 43:12
Bronze medal icon.svg Murat Orak  Turkey 43:40
4 Szabolcs Istvan Gheorgy  Romania 45:27
5 Anton Palzer  Germany 45:41
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Turkey 6
Silver medal icon.svg  Czech Republic 39
Bronze medal icon.svg  Italy 43
  • Totals: 54 starters, 54 finishers, 12 national teams.[7][8]

Junior women[edit]

Rank Athlete Country Time (m:s)
Gold medal icon.svg Denisa Ionela Dragomir  Romania 21:43
Silver medal icon.svg Yasemin Can  Turkey 22:08
Bronze medal icon.svg Sevilay Eytemis  Turkey 22:16
4 Susanne Mair  Austria 22:23
5 Rebeca Rus  Romania 23:08
Teams
Rank Team Points
Gold medal icon.svg  Turkey 5
Silver medal icon.svg  Romania 6
Bronze medal icon.svg  Austria 16
  • Totals: 32 starters, 32 finishers, 10 national teams.[9][10]

Participation[edit]

A total of 26 nations had athletes, which took part in the 2011 Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turkey's Arslan lays claim to 'greatest' title after 5th straight victory. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  2. ^ Wonderful 10. European Mountain Running Championships 2011 in Bursa-Uludag. World Mountain Running Association. Retrieved 2011-07-13.
  3. ^ Finish List Senior Men. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  4. ^ Team Rankings Senior Men. 2010 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  5. ^ Finish List Senior Women. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  6. ^ Team Rankings Senior Women. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  7. ^ Finish List Junior Men. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  8. ^ Team Rankings Junior Men. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  9. ^ Finish List Junior Women. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.
  10. ^ Team Rankings Junior Women. 2011 European Mountain Running Championships. Retrieved on 2011-07-13.

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