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Back 8.12.2009

Virginia Berasategui Wins European Long-Course Championship

Virginia Berasategui (Spain) has won the 2009 ETU Long Distance Triathlon European Championships in Prague. Virginia riding a Wave bike equipped with SRAM Red and a Zipp 900 Disc/ 808 wheel combo smashed the field on the bike leg to win in a time of 6.13.05 an incredible 8 minutes faster than second placed Edith Niederfriniger (Ita) and the Danish duo of Charlotte Kolters and Lisbeth Kristensen.

Virginia has been having a great season winning the Wildflower Triathlon in the USA and the Bonn Triathlon in Germany. Virginia is Zipp's newest sponsored athlete and a high hope for a top spot in Kona.