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Post by Jarek Luber » Tue, 01 Aug 1995 04:00:00


1500/40/10: men, draft legal, wetsuits allowed, water temp. 21 C
air temp. 26-28 C (not sure), very humid.

1. Rainer Mueller, Germany  1.46.20
2. Luc van Lierde, Belgium  1.47.01
3. Spencer Smith,  GB       1.47.24
4. Ralf Eggert,    Germany  1.47.31
5. Olivier Marceau, France  1.47.51

Spencer Smith was first out of the water. Was later caught
by the pack (peleton). During the run he was second for
some time and run together with Luc for 1km but was unable
to respond when Luc attacked for second place.

women: draft illegal

1. Isabelle Mouthon,France  1.58.33
2. Natascha Badmann, Switz. 2.00.11
3. Susanne Nielsen, Denmark 2.01.19
4. Beatrice Mouthon,France  2.01.52
5. Ute Scafer,      Gernamy 2.02.22

Nastacha Badmann was about two minutes behind Isabelle
Mouthon out of the water but passed her on the bike.
She seemed to be in all sorts of trouble when Isabelle
passed during the run. She obviously regained her spirits
and was very happy to take second place.

A fatal accident occurred during the junior race on saturday.
A 14 year old boy from Estonia followed the highway to the  
right where he should have gone straight and was hit by a car.
The organizers where criticized for the lack of policemen on
the bike course. For the main event the number was increased
from 50 to 70 and the right turn which lead the Estonian boy
way from the bike course was sealed off.

This is what I was able to find out from Swedish TV and
the newspapers.

        Jarek

 
 
 

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Post by Picasso3 course user » Wed, 02 Aug 1995 04:00:00

Quote:

>A fatal accident occurred during the junior race on saturday.
>A 14 year old boy from Estonia followed the highway to the  
>right where he should have gone straight and was hit by a car.
>The organizers where criticized for the lack of policemen on
>the bike course. For the main event the number was increased
>from 50 to 70 and the right turn which lead the Estonian boy
>way from the bike course was sealed off.

I was at the race on saturday (I prefer forget my POOOOOR result) and it
seemed to me the policemen did a good job... I never had to think of the cars,
every time I arrived to a croos-road or roundabout I only had to think of
shifting gears and pedaling, because the cars where always stopped
for letting triathletes go.. I think the problemwas not the lack of policemen
but the indications we didn't have, I never knew where I was (broken computer)
and there was several possiblities of mistakes during the run, I even had
to stop for looking where to go!!! Next time the indications should be more
precise I think, the policemen did a good job on saturday. All my sympathy to
the Estonian boy parents, this accident happened where, on my mind, the
direction was not clearly indicated, not clearly enough at least..

Quote:
>    Jarek

Yann.

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Yann Prat
OECD Halden Reactor Project



 
 
 

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Post by Debr » Wed, 02 Aug 1995 04:00:00

why was the women's competition draft illegal and not the men's?

 
 
 

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Post by Timothy Gotsi » Wed, 02 Aug 1995 04:00:00


Quote:

>1500/40/10: men, draft legal, wetsuits allowed, water temp. 21 C
>air temp. 26-28 C (not sure), very humid.

>1. Rainer Mueller, Germany  1.46.20
>2. Luc van Lierde, Belgium  1.47.01
>3. Spencer Smith,  GB       1.47.24
>4. Ralf Eggert,    Germany  1.47.31
>5. Olivier Marceau, France  1.47.51

>Spencer Smith was first out of the water. Was later caught
>by the pack (peleton). During the run he was second for
>some time and run together with Luc for 1km but was unable
>to respond when Luc attacked for second place.

Hmmm...  I seem to recall this sort of result (for SS) being
predicted somewhere before.

Timothy

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Timothy Gotsick

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Post by Meinolf Vo » Thu, 10 Aug 1995 04:00:00

: why was the women's competition draft illegal and not the men's?

as far as I understood from the German TV yesterday, drafting was illegal for men
as well as for woman.

Rainer Mueller said there in an interview that on the narrow streets within Stockholm
it was not always easy to keep the required spacing, but as far as he could see there
was no real drafting problem.

No one said there that drafting was allowed for men.

Meinolf