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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com

Romanian finishes second in Mont Blanc ultramarathon

Romanian Robert Hajnal managed a great performance at this year’s Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) race, one of toughest ultramarathons in the world, where he was the second trail-runner to cross the finish line.

Participants to this ultramarathon run around Mont Blanc, on a very difficult route that is 170 km long, facing high altitudes and tough conditions. The best runners try to finish the race every year.

The Romanian’s time was 21:31:37 and he ran at an average speed of 7.9 km per hour, according to information posted on the event’s website. The winner, French Xavier Thevenard, completed the ultramarathon in a time of 20:44:16. The top three was completed by Spain’s Jordi Gamito.

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Irina Marica, irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(photo source: Facebook/Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - UTMB)

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Irina Marica
Senior News & Features Writer

Irina holds a BA in Journalism. Her hobbies include reading, dancing, photography and she is passionate about music (especially Icelandic music), writing and Japanese literature. In the past, she has worked as an editor for an indoor-circuit TV station and also collaborated with several newspapers. You can send her press releases or feedback on her articles by e-mailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com

Romanian finishes second in Mont Blanc ultramarathon

Romanian Robert Hajnal managed a great performance at this year’s Ultra-Trail du Mont Blanc (UTMB) race, one of toughest ultramarathons in the world, where he was the second trail-runner to cross the finish line.

Participants to this ultramarathon run around Mont Blanc, on a very difficult route that is 170 km long, facing high altitudes and tough conditions. The best runners try to finish the race every year.

The Romanian’s time was 21:31:37 and he ran at an average speed of 7.9 km per hour, according to information posted on the event’s website. The winner, French Xavier Thevenard, completed the ultramarathon in a time of 20:44:16. The top three was completed by Spain’s Jordi Gamito.

Romanian Tibi Useriu wins arctic ultra-marathon for the third time

Irina Marica, irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(photo source: Facebook/Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - UTMB)

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