At the triathlon EM in the super sprint, the semifinals were on the program on Friday.
Things went very well for Franca Henseleit, her brother Simon had bad luck in his race.
Kitzbühel - Franca Henseleit has the chance of a medal at the European Triathlon Championships in the Super Sprint: The 18-year-old Steingaden qualified on Friday for the A-final of the juniors, which took place on Saturday, June 19, 10.50 a.m. goes.
In her semifinals, Henseleit took eighth place.
She completed the 500 meters swimming, 12 kilometers cycling and 3 kilometers running in 38:16 minutes.
Simon Henseleit, on the other hand, has to make do with the B final. Franca’s 21-year-old brother ended up in eleventh place in his semifinals of the elite class on late Friday afternoon with a time of 33:24 minutes. After the swim, the man from Steingaden was 22 seconds behind the leader. On the bike he rode in the top group, which consisted of 16 athletes. On the running track, Henseleit came fifth, but then lost a few places. From each of the three semifinals, the first nine athletes qualify directly for the A-final. There are also three athletes with the best time. In the case of Henseleit, five competitors in the ranks ten up were faster. The men's B final starts on Saturday at 2.40 p.m.