At the third place of the TOR, with the time of 77 hours and 31 minutes, the South Tyrolean Peter Kienzl. The forty-three athlete from Avelengo, a village above Merano, representative of a company that produces speck, had set a series of objectives: "The first", he said between smiles and tears of emotion, "was to arrive safely and safely at the bottom , because such a long race is full of unknowns ". The second: "enter the first ten". The third "have a little luck and get on the podium". Third wish fulfilled; but it is not a atter of luck but of indisputable physical and mental capabilities.