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Norden & Toft Victorious at 2013 Challenge Fuerteventura

challengefun13.jpgOlympic Silver Medalist, Lisa Norden once again showed her pedigree with today's win at the 2013 Challenge Fuerteventura Triathlon, in her first middle distance race since 2005.

Another short course athlete also dominated the men's race with Jens Toft of Denmark making a mark on a pro field that included the likes of Martin Jensen and Konstantin Bachor.

Perfect conditions welcomed the 300 athletes from 15 nations gathered on the island of Fuerteventura for the third edition of the race.

2013 Challenge Fuerteventura Results:
Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain - April 13, 2013

Pro Men Results Time
Pro Women Results Time
Jens Toft 4:03:53
Lisa Norden 4:26:35
Joerie Vansteelant 4:06:46
Eimear Mullan 4:33:30
Bachor Konstantin 4:08:14
Daniela Saemmler 4:42:02
Martin Jensen 4:09:00
Bella Bayliss 4:46:51
Georg Potrebitsch 4:10:03
Heleen bij de Vaate 4:50:45

While both Norden and Toft led from start to finish, the battle for second and third saw fierce contention from Joerie Vansteelant (BEL), Mike Elgezabal, Jensen and Bachor. On the run Vansteelant showed his strength, closing on Toft while Bachor had to settle for third.

In the women's it was only ever Elmear Muller (IRE) and Daniela Saemmler (GER) in contention, finishing second and third respectively.

For further information and full results, please visit www.challengefuerteventura.com.
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