May 12, 2013
Fulvio Dapit, 36 years old, athlete of team Sds-crazy idea-la sportiva takes the first place of the 2nd Sardinia Trail.
The italian athlete in the third stage had to leave the first place to the German Oleg Rantzow, athlete of the tem Gegen den Wind Lauf,   he has dominated the stage Arcu Guddetorgiu-Fonni of  29,3 km with 2h31m36sec, despite the weather conditions this morning were extreme with the peak temperature at zero degrees in Punta Paolinu. Dapit came in 3rd place with 24s from the leader of the tomorrow’stage.

The athletes in fact have had to face the 3rd day of competition in cold conditions, running with a temperature of 3 ° / 4 ° and exposed to strong gusts of wind, in spite of the seasonal average. In short, a great challenge to the peaks of Gennargentu that have become the setting for this international event which saw 57 athletes at the start came from all over Europe.

The athlete Sardinian Antonio Filippo Salaris also did a great performance today and despite the fourth time to stop by the German 3m47s Oleg Rantzow tem Gegen den Wind Lauf Trial leaders of today's stage, won the 2nd place overall, distancing of just 36 seconds from the Italian champion Paolo Massarenti, second of the stage just 24s from the first stage Rantzow.

The Sardinia Trail crowned Queen of the Gennargentu the French Stephanie Jimenez, which left no room to comeback to his opponents and has also dominated the final stage of this event which has become one of the promotional vehicles for active tourism in the hinterland with the support of the Fonni City. “Stefano Coinu Fonni’s Mayor explains - This event rewards the efforts of the town which supports cultural tourism and active tourism to bring new tourism streams in our area with an excellent return and creates synergies with other towns of the interior.


Fulvio Dapit "I am excited to have reached the summit of this prestigious event. They were three days of selective competition ed in fact in the last stage  I had to contain the energy to counteract the return of my opponents.” Among the next commitments there is the world cup.

Antonio Filiippo Salaris “A prestige’s second place in this beautiful and unique event of its kind in Sardinia. And today I am committed to maintain this position. Although the weather conditions were harsh, with cold and wind.“

Stephanie Jimenez  “I'm glad and happy with this result even if these three days of competition are very hard. I also had time to see the beautiful breathtaking views of the Oliena and Dorgali’s Gennargentu and Supramonte.”

Ranking MEN 3rd Stage

1) Oleg Rantzow (GER) in 2h31m36s

2) Paolo Massarenti (ITA) a 20sec

3) Fulvio Dapit (ITA) a 24sec

4) Filippo Antonio Salaris (ITA) a 03m47sec

5) Didier Dhonndt (BE) a 24m2sec

Ranking WOMEN 3rd Stage

1) Jimenez Stephanie (FRA) in 03h02m07sec

2) Marina Plavan (ITA) a 17m06sec

Overall MEN after the 3rd Stage

1) Fulvio Dapit (ITA) 7h26m44s

2) Filippo Antonio Salaris (ITA) a 15m45sec

3) Paolo Massarenti (ITA) a 16m21sec

4) Oleg Rantzow (GER) a 20m14sec

Overall WOMEN after the 3rd Stage

1) Jimenez Stephanie (FRA) in 09h05m06sec

2) Marina Plavan (ITA) a 1h08m29sec

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