A nice race to see :
The 35th edition of the race Paris-Versailles ended Sunday with a victory for the 24 809 participants who took off this morning from the Eiffel Tower in the direction of Versailles.
24,809 participants took off this morning from Paris to Versailles.
With its traditional departures waves Great Classic road race saw the thousands of people take this legendary route: 16 km linking the Eiffel Tower at the Chateau de Versailles. The sun bathed the flow of riders who first borrowed the Seine to Issy Les Moulineaux before Meudon and its famous coast guards, the main difficulty of the test. Then, it is crossing the forest Velizy then Chaville that toggles to Versailles via Viroflay. At Versailles, is the Avenue de Paris, one of the three channels that radiate range from the Place d’Armes, in front of the Palace of Versailles, which was the last effort for the thousands of runners.
For the elite race, the course is always eaten at an impressive pace. The arrival of male has been probably the most indecisive finish the story of Paris-Versailles. After a frenzied sprint, the Ethiopian Zawude Tebalu, 25, beat his compatriot on the line Bihranu Girmay Gebru. Just behind the Kenyan Isaac Mwangi Mukundi, which has long led the discussions, completed the podium. Must ogle beyond 10th place to find the first French. Winner in 2010, finished 12th Abdellatif Meftah. Thierry Guibault was ranked 18th and Ali Ouadih 19th.
Feminine side, the public has witnessed the arrival of a Kenyan tripled. Cynthia Jerotich victorious Humarathon of this year, has completed his collection of titles by winning at Versailles. Injured this summer (knee tendinitis), she won at age 23, the most striking victory of his career. She edged and Sarah Gladys Kipsoi Chepchirchir who finished the race with courage despite a back injury incurred at 3 km from the finish. Séverine Hamel, the first French was 10th.