VIDEO: Belgian Michiel Minnaert wins 2018 Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps

Over 8,000 riders had near perfect conditions in the French Alps, Michiel Minnaert from Belgium finished 1m 45s ahead up the final climb of Alpe d‘Huez

Michiel finished the Gran Fondo in an amazing time of 5h 39m and 39 secs. The fastest times were dominated by Belgian and French riders. The fastest lady was Ils Van Der Moeren from Belgium, in an incredble time of 6h 28m and 9 secs.

The Gran Fondo contains the challenging of climbs the Glandon, Télégraphe, Galibier and Alpe d’Huez with around 5,000m of climbing. It can take some riders up to 11 hours to complete, such is the difficulty!

Whether they aim for a certain time or just to be able to finish, every participant leaves Alpe d’Huez with a satisfying feeling knowing they have conquered this challenge.

The vast majority of participants come from abroad, over 88% or around 6,600 international cyclists.

The Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps is a an ultimate Bucket List ride!

You can find the summary results and a link to the full results below the video.

2018 Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps Top 10 Overall

1 MINNAERT MICHIEL 05:39:39:81 M (18 - 29) 
2 BAUTERS ARNE 05:41:08:00 M (18 - 29) 
3 KLARIS MAGNUS BAK 05:43:02:00 M (18 - 29)
4 HOUBEN KRISTOF 05:44:01:63 M (40 - 49)
5 DE VECCHI DAVID 05:44:01:88 M (40 - 49) 
6 ALLEMAN TIM 05:45:12:54 M (30 - 39) (
7 SALA STEFANO 05:45:20.00 M (40 - 49) 
8 CHRISTIAN GONZÁLEZ ACOSTA 05:49:31:08 M (30 - 39) 
9 SCHRIJVER JORGOS 05:50:35:25 M (18 - 29) 
10 KNEPPERS PAUL 05:53:07:21 M (30 - 39) 

2018 Look Marmotte Gran Fondo Alps Top 10 Female

74 VAN DER MOEREN ILS  06: 28: 09: 07 F (35 - 49) 
115 PLAISAIS LAURIANNE  06: 39: 34: 32 F (18 - 34) 
204 JAKOBSEN MARLENE  06: 56: 37: 71 F (35 - 49) 
221 MELLEMA CARLA   07: 00: 13: 90 F (50 & +) 
246 3VAN DIJK MARINA  07: 03: 40: 63 F (18 - 34) 
344 STUURMAN LINDA   07: 17: 58: 28 F (35 - 49) 
415 MCCOMEAU MARIANNICK  07: 25: 39: 61 F (18 - 34)
463 UDNY CAMILLE   07: 32: 51: 08 F (18 - 34) 
498 KEYES STINE   07: 36: 45: 68 F (35 - 49) 

You can find the full results here: http://marmotte.sportcommunication.info/resultats.php

 
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