Fehlix Kohler and Melanie Maurer are Champions in First Edition of Powerman Tramelan

Fehlix Kohler and Melanie Maurer are Champions in First Edition of Powerman Tramelan

While Zofingen is the signature venue for Powerman Long Distance World Championships, Powerman now has added Tramelan as the second venue in Switzerland to host the Powerman World Series.

In the men’s field, Germany’ Felix Kohler won the run 10km – bike 60k – run 10km in 2:59:14 hrs, making him the only finisher under the 3-hour mark. French’s Gael Le Bellec, the Zofingen long distance legend, came in second place in 03:04:45 hrs, while Swiss’s Valetin Friedelance took third place only 14 seconds later!

The women’s field was a local Swiss affair. Melanie Maurer won in 03:24:27 hours. Sandra Patt and Katrin Saly Graf took second and third spots in 03:42:24 hours and 03:46:42 hours respectively.

Powerman Tramelan also featured the short distance, Powerkids and charity run categories.

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