Britains take top eight places at 29er Euros
The second 29er European Championship took place in Alassio, Italy from the 22-26 August. Eight contries took part in a very hotly contested series. The Brits took most of the top places with current world champions John Pink and Tom Weeks pulling off the triple.
The top five places were very close with the overall resultsnot being decided until the last race. John Gimson and Simon Marks held on to second as did Charlotte Odell and Dave Hall with their third place.
1 GBR-1 JOHN PINK & TOM WEEKS 14pts
2 GBR-489 JOHN GIMSON & SIMON MARKS 39pts
3 GBR-686 DAVID HALL & CHARLOTTE ODELL 42pts
4 GBR-371 JONNY MARSHALL & SAM FIRKINS 43pts
5 GBR-015 ALEXANDER HOPSON & NICK MURPHY 53pts
6 GBR-339 OLIVIER VIDAL & IAN MARTIN 75pts
7 GBR-022 STEVE LOILSON & JOHN GARTH 81pts
8 GBR-370 JONATHAN FRAZER & JONATHAN CLEGG 87pts
9 DEN-551 HELLE ORUM NIELSEN & MARIA MONRAD GADE 93pts
10 GBR-167 BEN MCGRANE & JOE CRABB 104pts
11 GER-746 KOJI KAMIYA & TONY FRY 106pts
12 GBR-605 OLLIE PAGE & CHRIS GRAHAM 113pts