World Champs & Olympic Medalists set to start CHALLENGE Prague

Friday 26 July 2019
Both triathlon stars and amateurs will meet in Prague this weekend to experience the unique FORD CHALLENGE PRAGUE race. The third edition of the race from the CHALLENGE FAMILY series will bring more than 1350 athletes from 45 countries to the centre of the Central European metropolis.

The start list includes the World Champion and silver medallist from the last year’s edition of FORD CHALLENGE PRAGUE Pablo Dapena, winner of 2017 Pieter Heemeryck and rising star Frederic Funk. The Paralympic Rio 2016 winner Andrew Lewis will also feature in the main race. Among home stars, Lukáš Kocar, Tomáš Renc, Petr Soukup, Petr Vabroušek, former tandem cyclist Marek Moflár or handbiker Jan Tománek will not be missing. In the women’s category, Czech star living in Australia Radka Vodicková-Kahlfeldt will compete, such as last year’s winner Katrien Verstuyft from Belgium and silver medallist from London Olympics and World Champion Lisa Nordén of Sweden.

The world triathlon race will start on July 27 from Strelecký island. The centre of the race is placed on Legion Bridge with the finish at Vítezná street. There are four categories: the main race FORD CHALLENGE PRAGUE MIDDLE consists of 1.9 km of swimming, 90 km of cycling and 21.1 km running.

MALE PRO:
1 Pieter Heemeryck BE
2 Pablo Dapena ES
3 Bradley Weiss ZA
4 Michael Weiss AT
5 Thomas Steger AT
6 Thomas Davis GB
7 Mattia Ceccarelli IT
8 David Bishop GB
9 Frederic Funk DE
10 Simon Billeau FR
11 Lukas Kocar CZ
12 Andrew Lewis GB
13 Kacper Adam PL
14 Ondrej Kubo SK
15 Davide Rossetti IT
16 Tomas Renc CZ
17 Petr Soukup CZ
18 Guy Crawford NZ
19 Gerrit Schubert DE
20 Marcin Lawicki PL
21 Petr Vabroušek CZ
22 Jaryd Browne ZA
23 Sander Heemeryck BE
24 Jan Tomanek CZ
25 Ondrej Zmeškal
26 Václav Svoboda
27 Luca Heerdt DE
28 Julian Fritzenschaft DE
29 Levente Berekméri HU
30 Rodrigo de la Cadena MX
31 Oleksii Shcherbina UA
32 Nathan Groch AU
33 David Krascsenits SK
34 Florian Angert DE
35 Dylan McNeice NZ
36 Marek Moflár
37 Matteo Fontana IT

FEMALE PRO:
40 Radka Kahlefeldt CZ
41 Emma Pallant GB
42 Amelia Rose Watkinson NZ
43 Lisa Roberts US
44 Grace E Thek AU
45 Carolin Lehrieder DE
47 Eva Wutti AT
48 Kate Bevilaqua AU
49 Simona Krivankova CZ
50 Beatrice Weiß AT
51 Hana Kolarova CZ
52 Melanie Baumann CH
54 Nikola Corbová SK
56 Joanna Ryter CH
57 Ewa Bugdol
58 Lisa Norden SE
59 Katrien Verstuyft BE
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