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FAI World Paragliding champions crowned after spectacular event in North Macedonia

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By ITN News Editor August 20, 2019 12:29

FAI World Paragliding champions crowned after spectacular event in North Macedonia

Krushevo, North Macedonia played host to the 16th edition of the FAI World Paragliding Championship between August 7-17.Joachim Oberhauser, 43, took the men’s honours ahead of 149 other pilots from 48 different countries.Despite finishing 22nd in the tenth and final task, his overall total of 7308 points saw the Italian crowned champion from Russia’s Gleb Sukhotskiy in second and Frenchman Honorin Hamard in third.In the women’s competition, 21-year-old Meryl Delferriere of France dominated, winning six of the ten tasks en route to the championship. She finished well clear of Swiss Yael Margelisch and Australian Kari Ellis.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 20, 2019 12:29

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