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Gallery: Challenge Rimini 2017

Another great gallery with stunning scenery. Ace snapper Jose Luis Hourcade is once again the man behind the lens. Check out Challenge Rimini...

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Challenge Rimini 2017 in pictures – courtesy of Jose Luis Hourcade

In what was already a busy weekend of racing, there was more middle distance European action in Italy at Challenge Rimini. The Italian venue is a popular training destination and has also hosted the ITU Duathlon World Championships in past years.

From a British perspective, Hannah Drewett was the first female out of the water, while Elliot Smales had a great debut Pro race to finish fourth overall.

You can see them – and plenty more – in the image gallery above.

Challenge Rimini – Sunday 8th May 2017
1.9km / 90km / 21.1km

1st – Anja Beranek (GER) – 4:34:50
2nd – Judith Vaquera (ESP) – 4:39:36
3rd – Sara Dossena (ITA) – 4:40:02
12th – Hannah Drewett (GBR) – 4:58:49

1st – Giulio Molinari (ITA) – 4:03:28
2nd – Thomas Steger (AUT) – 4:07:17
3rd – Stefan Schmid (GER) – 4:08:10
4th – Elliot Smales (GBR) – 4:09:12

John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.

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