Lineup for 2009 Surgere 48hr race

Posted on February 3, 2009 by



Looks like a top class field has been assembled – Phil

Recruits for the 2009 edition:  Website: http://www.48heures-surgeres.net/

Ladies
Concurrent Age Country Records

Marika HEINLEIN Germany 46 years to the 12th World Championship 24 hours in 2007 – personal record to 320 km
Sharon GAYTE 45 England 1st lady to challenge Libya in March 2008 – 219 km in 24 hours
Sylvie BOISVERT Canada Participation in World Championship 24 times in 2008 in Seoul
Sandy 51 years old POWELL U.S. Record staff to 324 km
Sumie INAGAKI 43 years Japan World Record 48 hours, all categories ladies at 382,717 km (Surgères in 2008)
Mami KUDO Japan 44 years to the 4th World Championship 24 hours in 2008 in Seoul
Michaela DIMITRIADU 35 years Repub. Czech Vice-European Champion 2006 in 24 hours / 24hrs World Record. and 48h. indoor (30)
Galina EREMIN 56 years Russia World Champion 24 hours in 2002 / 2nd in 2004 and 2005 / 4th in 2006 / 3rd in 2007
World Records 55 years 24h.et 48h.indoor – 48h.piste to 357,685 km (Surgères in 2008)
Torill Fonn Hartikainen-41 years in Sweden 4th European Championship 24 hours in 2007 – Record of Sweden 48 h. in 2008 to Surgères
Martine 58 years France BERTIN Record staff to 316 km (Surgères 2008)
Christine 51 years old France DAVID Record de France 45 years 322,399 km – World Record 45 years from 6 days to 773,476 km
Véronique Jehanno 46 years France
Gentlemen
Concurrent Age Country Records
Said 58-year KAHLA Algeria Record 322695 km – better performance in 2008 African
FRYER Martin 47 years Australia 9th World Championship 24 hours in 2008 – Record staff at 393,504 km
John GEESLER 50 years USA 2nd to 72 hours of Phoenix in 2007 – Record staff to 400 km
Tony MANGAN, 52 years, Ireland World Record 48 h. indoor in 2007 426.178 km and 48 h. treadmill world record in 2008, 405.22 km.
Masayuki OTAKI 44 years Surgères Winner in Japan in 2005 to 405 and 2007 km to 426 km
Ryoichi SEKIYA 42 years Japan 4 times World Champion 24 hours in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2008 —
Surgères winner in 2008 at 401.416 km
Ondrus Jan 54 Repub. Czech 7th at the European Championship 2006 in 24 hours
Vladimir TIVIKOV 57 years Russia
Reima Hartikainen 46 years Sweden
Eddie CHALLAT 42 years France The “local” race
Emmanuel CONRAUX 40 years France Champion of France 24 h. 2004 – 8th décatriathlon in Mexico in 2008
Frédéric GENTA 48 years France Winner in Antibes in 2007 to 340 km
Submitted by Tony Mangan