Serbian Stojanovic defends Balkans title at Kladovo

Serbian Stojanovic defends Balkans title at Kladovo

By David Peddie on 24/09/13 at 6:24 pm

Ognjen Stojanovic (SRB) delivered a second successive victory at the Balkan Championships to thrill the home crowd at Kladovo.

The Serbian cruised to victory in the sprint distance event, defending the tile he won in Elazig last year.

Ciprian Balanescu (ROU) also made it a second successive podium at these Championships and he will be delighted to improve on his 2012 bronze medal with second place and a silver medal this time round.

In the Elite Men’s race, Matija Krivec (CRO) secured the first podium finish of his career in third place.

Elite Men Results

In the Elite Women’s race, Hrista Stoyneva (BUL) claimed her first International career victory to win the Balkan Championships.

Stoyneva pipped defending champion Ece Bakici (TUR) to the gold medal with the Turkish athlete having to settle for second place.

Nevertheless, it was a good day for the Turkish women with Berrack Irmack claiming a second medal for the Federation in third place.

Elite Women Results

In the Junior event, Turkey maintained their form as Ipek Oztosun (TUR) won the Junior Women’s title. Milan Tomin (SRB) celebrated another victory for the home fans as he took the Junior Men’s title.

Junior Women Results

Junior Men Results

Elite Men

1. Ognjen Stojanovic SRB RS 01:00:42
2. Ciprian Balanescu ROU RO 01:01:18
3. Matija Krivec CRO HR 01:01:48
4. Emil Stoynev BUL BG 01:02:24
5. Melih Ilker Gucuyener TUR TR 01:02:25
6. Enea Carone ITA IT 01:02:26
7. Eugen Jagušt CRO HR 01:02:26
8. Gordan Petkovic CRO HR 01:02:34
9. Alexandru Diaconu ROU RO 01:02:55
10. Bahadir Tama TUR TR 01:03:21

Elite Women

1. Hrista Stoyneva BUL BG 01:07:48
2. Ece Bakici TUR TR 01:10:52
3. Berrak Irmak TUR TR 01:11:07
4. Stefania Ion ROU RO 01:12:00
5. Ksenija Bubnjevic SRB RS 01:12:07
6. Vida Medic SRB RS 01:15:33
7. Zorana Pavlov SRB RS 01:22:01

Find more details about this event - 2013 Kladovo ETU Triathlon Balkan Championships