Cristofer Clemente shines on the Stubai Ultra Trail and Eli Gordón gets a fifth place at the Marathon du Mont-Blanc

Cristofer Clemente shines on the Stubai Ultra Trail and Eli Gordón gets a fifth place at the Marathon du Mont-Blanc

Cristofer Clemente shines on the Stubai Ultra Trail and Eli Gordón gets a fifth place at the Marathon du Mont-Blanc

Members of the Salomon Iati team have shone this weekend in France and Austria. On the one hand, a large representation of the team traveled to Chamonix to take the start at 6 am on Sunday, the second appointment of the Golden Trail World Series, a Marathon du Mont-Blanc (42 km and 2780 m positive slope) led by the heat and the great level of the runners. On the one hand, Eli Gordón, after obtaining a second place in the Olla de Núria, hung the second bib number of the season and got a well-deserved fifth place (04h45: 26), getting happy to finish after fighting a lot with his opponents.

The Basque athlete, Aritz Egea, for his part, had the objective of staying in the top positions while enjoying and so he did satisfied achieving a ninth position (04h05: 06). Finally, the young Jan Margarit took the start of his second marathon by taking a sweet nineteenth position (04h15: 12), savoring every kilometer of the route. “I’m learning and improving, happy with how it came out today in Chamonix. I know there is a lot of work to do but I am still enjoying it step by step,” said Margarit.

The test was rebroadcast in its entirety through the Salomon Facebook channel, where anyone can see and enjoy it again.

Cristofer Clemente repeats victory on the Stubai Trail

A few hours before the start shot in Chamonix, across the Alps, from the Tyrolean Olympic city of Innsbruck, Cristofer Clemente was victorious to finish (9h01: 08) for the second year in a row on the Stubai Ultra Trail, of 60 km and 6,000 meters of positive height difference. A race in the heart of the Austrian Alps known by the slogan “urban2glacier”, since that part of the bustle of the city, at 574 meters above sea level and ends at the Stubai glacier, at 3,150 meters altitude. In second and third position came David Wallmann (9h20: 12) and Christian Stern (09h38: 00).

Photos:  Philipp Reiter