Funchal/ Berlin,12th June 2021. Many top athletes are already on the track at the Biosfera Roller Skate International Tournament and the preparations for the WIC Marathon 2021 in Funchal, Madeira (POR) are in the final phase. One day, until the starting signal for the second WIC Marathon in 2021 endowed with 5,000 EUR prize money is given. Starting with 100 metres sprints and road races for the kids and juniors, the official WIC Class1 Marathon will start at 11.30am.
Once again a strong International starting field on the startline
After the WIC race in L’Aquila, Italy also in Funchal the organisers in Funchal can expect a strong starting field. From the Powerslide Matter Racing Team the male top skaters Bart Swings, Felix Rijhnen, Timothy Loubineaud (winner in L’Aquila), Valentin Thibault and Jan Martin Mende have registered for the Marathon. The EOSkates World Team will be present with Nolan Beddiaf, Martin Ferrié (2nd place in L’Aquila) and Victor Aerts. Doucelin Pédicone and Bastien Lhomme from the Rollerblade World Team have been registered as well as the four skaters from the AC Roller Team Hugo Gerard (3rd place in L’Aquila), Vincent Louis, Charly Grillion and Alexis Immenez. As a new strong male Team, the WIC Portugal Team with Miguel Bravo, Martin Dias, Diogo Marreiros, Antonio Freitas, Marco Lira, Manuel
Martins and Goncalo Abreu upgrades the international starting field for men even further. But also top skaters such as Elton de Souza has already proven many times that he has to be counted as one of the contenders for a podium. For women, athletes from the established WIC starting field like Sandrine Tas (Powerslide Matter Racing Team), Marine LeFeuvre (3rd place L’Aquila) and Manon Fraboulet (EOSkates World Team), Anna Muzyka and Viktoria Kushnerova (SAM Racing Team), Marine Balanant, Enora Le Guennec, Alicia Delhommais, Chloe Moulis and Varsha Puranik from Pole France Bordeaux have been registered for the Marathon on the beautiful Portuguese Island Madeira.
Livestream on Sunday at 11.30am (WESZ) 12.30pm (CEST) For all interested the Marathon will be distributed online via www.madeirarollermarathon.com/marathon-tv/
“It will be the second WIC Race combined with two days of thrilling competitions on the track. This is not a format for all WIC Marathons, but it is a great three-day event for the Inline sport. We are very happy that the sport is coming back on the tracks and the roads with so many different athletes, teams and countries. We are still not back to normal life, but we are on a good way and we wish all athletes a fair and successful WORLD INLINE CUP Marathon in Funchal”, said Volker Schlichting, Executive Director of the WORLD INLINE CUP.
For further information, please visit www.world-inline-cup.com and/or contact:
IGUANA Deutschland GmbH
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