Maurice Manificat and Aurore Jean triumph at French Rollerski nationals
On Sunday 25th August Maurice Manificat took victory in French Rollerski nationals in Prémanon as he edged out last year's winner Jean-Marc Gaillard to second place. Tao Quéméré finished in third.
Manificat came from behind and with 500 m to go took over the lead, built up a comfortable gap of 14 sec and claimed the French title. Jean-Marc Gaillard took second place and Tao Quéméré lost 25 seconds on Manificat and took great third place.
On the ladies' side Aurore Jean was superior both in the prologue and the pursuit. As Coraline Hugue did not take part in the nationals Jean skied unchallenged for the title. Aurélie Dabudyk stopped the clock +7,8 sec behind Jean and took second place. Anouk Faivre Picon finished in 3rd, +12.3 sec back.