Chiavenna-Lagunc Vertical Kilometer

Piazza Bertacchi - Chiavenna

October 7th, 2018

Andrea Mayr, after the record performance of 2017, the Austrian champion has passed a new record. On those infinite 3.298m racing with a heart in his throat, with a start at 352 meters of altitude near the church of Loreto in Chiavenna and arrival at 1352 meters of altitude to Lagünc, Mayr stopped the time trial on time of 35'40 ".

No record in the men's race but an exciting challenge on the edge of the seconds between the Norwegian Johan Bugge and the Italian Bernard Dematteis (Corrintime). 32'13 "for Johan Bugge and 32'15" for Bernard De Matteis. kilometro verticale chiavenna lagunc

Andrea Mayr, Johan Bugge | www.kilometroverticalelagunc.it

The Italian title of Vertical Km is for Elisa Sortini and Berny De Matteis. Mayr touches the record of the world, the Norwegian Johan Bugge keeps faith with expectations and defeats the field, Bernard De Metteis is also the Italian champion of Vertical closing a superlative season.

The race

The success of the event was clear right from the start with a perfect weather day, sunny and dry, the record of members (over 245) and an infinite parterre of great champions, come to Chiavenna attracted by the international blazon of the great classic of the Vertical Running, today also valid as a single test of the Italian Championship and final of the Eolo Vertical Cup enthusiast. After 2 hours of uninterrupted departures, punctuated only by the appeal of the judges and the beep of the chronometer, on the 1000 meters of positive gradient that from Loreto climb towards Pianazzola, Posa Piana, Dalò and the Scala Santa, the hell was unleashed to reach in the shortest possible time the sunny and placid Lagunc, which has really welcomed everyone with a roar of enthusiasm. The verdicts are eagerly awaited for an appointment that in addition to the super big was the seasonal goal for many masters, for the promises and the juniors, as well as pride for some of the most historic and titled companies of the mountain tradition of Italian athletics, in an anthology of colors and social uniforms proudly exhibited.

In the women's race there were very few doubts about the fact that the victory could never escape the Austrian Andrea Mayr, only the final time trial was the subject of debate among the experts. After some recent tests not fully up to the fame of cannibal 6 times world champion, there could be some doubt about the ability to go once again under 36 '.

kilometro verticale chiavenna lagunc

Andrea Mayr | www.kilometroverticalelagunc.it

kilometro verticale chiavenna lagunc

Andrea Mayr | www.kilometroverticalelagunc.it

Top 5 man

BUGGE JOHAN 0:32:13

DEMATTEIS BERNARDM 0:32:15

AYMONOD HENRI 0:32:30

BOSCACCI MICHELE 0:32:55

MAGNINI DAVIDE 0:32:55

Top 5 women

MAYR ANDREA 0:35:40

NIYIRORA PRIMITIVE 0:38:47

SORTINI ELISA 0:38:56

DRAGOMIRA DENISA 0:41:39

BIANCHI ILARIA 0:42:03

The KV Chiavenna-Lagunc has also awarded the Eolo Vertical Cup, at the end of a long and exciting season, from the Vertical nasego to the Jack Canali Trophy, from the Vertical of Corno di Tesero to the Piz Tri Vertikal of Malonno, today in the temple of this discipline to raise the partnership trophy from FIDAL and EOLO were Elisa Compagnoni (Atl. Alta Valtellina) and Francesco Puppi (Atl. Valle Brembana).

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