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TDG 2012, Oscar Perez's Triumph at Courmayeur

Fri, 05/10/2012 - 12:29 -- Visitatore (not verified)

A few minutes ago, Courmayeur gave a very warm welcome to the Spanish Oscar Perez, who was the first athlete to cross the finishing line of the third edition of the TDG.

Perez finished the race in a time of 75 hours, 56 minutes and 31 seconds, setting a new record for this famous race of the Aosta. Valley

"The true Giant is the Tor", said Oscar, as soon as he crossed the line. "But with perseverance and conviction, even a challenge as difficult as this can be overcome".

The best moment of the race for the new champion was "at Valgrisenche, when a seventy-year-old man ran the last kilometre before the life base with me, encouraging me to make up the lost time" .