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For the first time, mountain runner finishes Vitosha 100km Trail in less than 8 hours

Hristo Tsvetkov
Photo: Facebook:Vitosha100

Hristo Tsvetkov ran the 100 km in the tour of Vitosha Mountain, clocking in at 7.45: 34 h. He improved his own record by 22 minutes. The 27-year-old athlete was ahead of the others in the race by nearly an hour. 

"The route was good, there was not much mud until the last 15 km, which made it very difficult for me, I lost maybe more than 5 minutes there," said the winner.

2 minutes and 3 seconds were not enough for Nadezhda Angelova to improve the women's record from 2020. Angelova finished in 9.19:35 h.

Nadezhda Angelova

Samuil Valchev won the duathlon, where the participants crossed the track by bicycle and then by running. Valchev finished after two hundred kilometers at 14.46:27.

Among women, the fastest in the duathlon was Denitsa Zaykova with a time of 18.36:39.

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