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France Team men and Alice Gaggi winners at Trofeo Vanoni 2014. - 30 October 2014
2014vanonimanifesto.jpgArnaud Bonin, Cedric Fleureton  and Julien Rancon  are the members of the France team who won the   57. Trofeo  Vanoni 2014 at Morbegno (Italy).  
It was the second time that France won this competition and France is the only nation (except of course Italy) that have won Trofeo Vanoni for more than one time.
In the female competition Alice Gaggi, world champion 2013, won for the second time the race and failed record of the race for only seven seconds!

A wonderful day and – as always– numerous spectators applauded the performance of the athletes: 403 men and 64 women!
As usual very good was the organisation of CSI Morbegno, LOC of the event.
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Trophy Vanoni 2014: there will be even Dematteis twins. - 16 October 2014
2014_vanoni_preview.jpgGet ready for a parade of stars, get ready to see all national italian mountain running team. 
This year, the GS CSI Morbegno has really outdone and Morbegno (SO), October 26, at 57th Trofeo Vanoni and 31st Vanoni female, there will be the best in Europe to compete on the legendary track that climbs up to Arzo.
 
In the press conference to present on Wednesday 15th October  in the Council Room of City Hall Morbegno Giovanni Ruffoni gave the "bombshell": "This year we will also have at the starting line the Podistica Varaita Team which ranks the Dematteis twins: Bernard European champion and Martin European bronze medal, which already ran the Vanoni in 2007. " 
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Andrea Mayr (AUT) and Petro Mamu (ERI) dominated the final race of 16. World Cup Mountain Running. - 06 October 2014
2014wcwinners.jpgRunners from eleven countries gathered on the start line of the 35. Smarna gora race, the final race of the Mountain running World Cup.
Before the final race, the winners Mamu and Mayr were practically known – only theoretically Mitja and Mateja Kosovelj could jump to the first positions.
Of course, this did not happen and Andrea Mayr and Petro Mamu became the winners of the first Mountain Running World Cup.
The overall result of 16. WMRA World Cup 2014 show in men result as winner the Eritrean Petro Mamu, second was Swiss David Schnieder and third Italian Alex Baldaccini. Another iTalian runner finished in the top position that is Emanuele Mazi (fifth). But at the end, seven nations had athletes in the first ten position: Slovenia with Mitja Kosovelj (fourth), Kenya with three runners: Isaac Toroitich Kosgei (sixth), Francis Muigai Wangari (seventh) and Hirum Wandangi (ninth), British Robbie Simpson (eighth) and  Austrian Stefan Paternoster (tenth).
Instead the overall result of 16. WMRA World Cup 2014 show in women result behind Austrian Andrea Mayr, second the Slovenian Mateja Kosovelj and third the Hungarian Timea Merény.
Following in the first ten position, there were three Italian runners: Alice Gaggi (fourth), Antonella Confortola (fifth) and Valentina Belotti (seventh); then Kenyan Lucy Wambui (sixth), British Sarah Tunstall (eight), Slovenian Jana Bratina (ninth) and German Malenie Noll (tenth). So finally athletes coming from seven different countries were in the first ten position.
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