Andorra

01/03: Vertical Race World Championships: Kilian Jorent (ES) wins among men, Roberta Pedranzini (IT) dominates among women (AD)

Kilian Jornet at the finish lineKilian Jornet at the finish lineRESULTS
The Vertical Race, the first race of the World Championships in 2010, has already given the first winners: Kilian Jornet and Roberta Pedranzini in senior category. The weak results of the wiss team in Senior saw their compensation in youth, with the gold medals of Alain Tissières and Jennifer Fiechter in Junior. In cadet, first gold for Germany (Anton Palzer) and France (Louise Borgnet).

01/03: Vertical Race World Championship provisional results

 These are the Vertical Race provisional results of the World Championships held in Andorra (Cadet, Junior and Senior):

UNOFFICIAL:

Vertical Race Senior Results
  Male  Female 
Position Name Country Name Country
 1 Jornet, Kilian ES Pedranzini, Roberta IT 
 2 Brunod, Dennis IT  Roux, Laetitia FR 
 3 Perrier, Florent FR  Martinelli, Francesca IT 
 4 Reichegger, Manfred IT  Miró, Mireia ES 
 5 Blanc, Didier FR Dusautoir, Sophie AD 
 6 Lenzi, Damiano IT Prugger, Lydia AT 
 7 Troillet, Florent CH  Etzensperger, Nathalie  CH 
 8 Pinsach, Marc ES     
 9 Sbalby, Tony FR     
 10 Gachet, Grégory FR     

01/03: The Vertical Race will open the 5th World Championships (AD). Full startlist

Image Vertical Race SeniorsImage Vertical Race SeniorsStart list Vertical race

The most expected week of the year for ski mountaineering competitions is ready to begin! Tomorrow 186 athletes from 23 countries will start on the Vertical Race. Cadets will start at 10h15, Juniors at 10h25, Seniors men at 11h00 and Senior Women at 11h30.

Championships begin with 185 athletes for the Vertical Race (AD)

Ski Mountaneering World Championships start this Monday with the first race that will take place in Tarter with 185 racers from 23 countries. The race will start at 10.15 hours with the cadets from Pla de Riba Escorxada towards Tossal de la Llosada. A quarter of an hour later it will be juniors starting from the same point next to the Riba Escorxada Refuge. At 11 hours the women’s senior race starts from Tarter (400 metres below Pla de Riba Escorxada) and at 11.30h from the same point the men’s race starts. Arrival for all categories will be at Tossal de la Llosada at 2560 metres of altitude.

Kilian Jornet and Mireia Miró arrived to Andorra looking for a medal (AD)

Kilian Jornet & Mireia MiróKilian Jornet & Mireia MiróTranslated by google translator Català
Gradually came to Andorra teams that compete in ISMF World Championships. This Saturday we could talk to Kilian Jornet Mireia Miro, the Spanish team of two components that come with good chance of being favorites, after the good results we have obtained evidence in World Cup year. On one hand, Jornet is convinced that can reach the podium in the individual races and vertical teams. Mireia Miro will focus on the individual and the Vertical Race, where she hopes to podium.

Andorra, a punto de ser la capital de los Campeonatos del Mundo

Faltan cuatro días para que empiece el espectáculo. El 28 de febrero arranca en el Principado de Andorra la quinta edición de los Campeonatos del Mundo de Esquí de Montaña.

Already 23 countries registered for the World Championship and 2 day to go! (AD)

Transated by Google Transpator / Català
The ISMF World Championships, which begin on Monday, count with the participation of 23 countries after the entry of three teams atlast minute: South Korea, Slovakia and Germany. However, until Sunday afternoon is still open registrations.

Le Swiss team au Championnats du Monde à Andorre (AD)

Le Swiss Team du CAS part à la conquête de médailles dans la principauté d’Andorre du 1er au 7 mars. Avec 23 athlètes, les chances de succès sont probantes.

Après leur fructueuse moisson lors des « mondiaux 2008 » de Champéry – Les Portes-du-Soleil, les athlètes du Swiss Team du CAS veulent savourer de nouveaux succès. Dans l’épreuve reine, la course individuelle, le Valaisan Florent Troillet rêve d’or. « Sur une course d’un jour, tout peut arriver », raconte le vice-champion du Monde 2008. « J’aborde ces « mondiaux » avec confiance. Ma forme est bonne. »