Belgian champs middle distance
In mens class (H21E) Fabien Pasquasy was outstanding today. Despite some mistakes, he won more than 4 minutes ahead of 'homerunners' Michel Bastin and Guido Lenges. The fight for the podium was very close, Jeroen Hoekx and Robert Theiss lost less than 30sec compared to Michel (2nd).
Thomas van der Kleij, who won the long distance champs in 2008, was disqualified today.
(Michel Bastin, Kim Geypen, Fabien Pasquasy, Elisabeth Henkes and Guido Lenges)
Junior runner Elisabeth Henkes took the victory in womens class. Here the fight for the victory was even closer: 5 runners finished within 1 minute! Miek Fabre, back after injury, was on her way to the victory. But at the 13th control she made a 2min mistake, so she finally finished in 4th position. Greet Oeyen, who didn't make big mistakes, became 2nd. Kim Geypen (also 2nd) and Elisabeth Henkes (1st), both made 1 mistake (40 seconds) but Elisabeth was the proud winner in the end.Results
25550 runners were present in Antwerpen to run a 10 miles event. Also some orienteers were present and surprisingly one of them took the victory. Trol-member Koen Wilssens won the race (16km - 49'03) ahead of Hans Janssens and Koen Neven.
Article Antwerp 10miles (Dutch)