Left this Friday morning (9 am) from Courmayeur, in Italy, a French duo set the CCC on fire (101 km and 6,100 m of vertical drop). Thibaut Garrivier won in 10:23, after winning second place in 2019. “I came this year with extra motivation, he explained at the finish line. I had almost 12 months of injury, and we often come back stronger afterwards. I think it was my case. “
Garrivier beat the experienced New Zealander Scott Hawker, 3rd in the UTMB® 2019, who gradually nibbled away to finally take second place in 10:47 am. Six minutes only in front of a novice of ultra-distance, Thibaut Baronian. For his very first ultra, the Frenchman took 3rd place in 10:53 am.