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UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship Italian Grand Prix - Podium places

'Italian Grand Prix 2012'    Aquabike.net - Copyright
At the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship Italian Grand Prix, French riders dominated in Golfo Aranci - lifting a hat-trick of titles; Francois Medori took his second win of the weekend and a first title of the year in Runabout, with Jeremy Poret making it look easy completing his win double in Golfo Aranci to take his second Ski GP1 title of 2012.

Julie Bulteau took overall honours in Ski Ladies, with Slovenia's Rok Florjancic once again dominating the Freestyle event to take his third consecutive Grand Prix win.

Today's win for Medori came at the expense of Cyrille Lemoine, who took the chequered flag ahead of his countryman, only to be handed a costly penalty lap for missing a buoy, dropping him to fourth place behind Mattia Fracasso and Jeremy Perez. 'It was a silly mistake by me.' said Lemoine simply.

Both Lemoine and Medori made light work of starting from 17th and 22nd on the line - Lemoine hitting the front of the 24-bike fleet by the end of lap one, Medori moving into second place to try chase him down on lap three.

The pair raced line-astern for the remaining 10 laps with Medori unable to bring the gap down to under 10 seconds. 'It was bad luck for Lemoine but it wouldn't have changed the overall result for me.'

Italy's Mattia Fracasso produced yet another superhuman performance, and ignoring the handicap of his heavily swollen and strapped wrist, fought his way up from sixth place to finish second in heat 2 and the overall grand prix standings, with Lorenzo Benaglia completing the podium, despite finishing today in seventh place.

Jeremy Perez finally got his Championship challenge off the ground and put points on the board finishing in third in today's heat, with Emmanuel Cantamessa fifth and Louis Rizza in sixth place.

Italian Grand Prix 2012 -  Aquabike.net_- Copyright  
Today's win puts Medori 21 points clear in the title race, with Benaglia moving into second place ahead of Lemoine.

In Ski, Jeremy Poret extended his winning streak to six as he picked up a third consecutive Grand Prix title; the defending World Champion led from the end of the first lap, but was pressured all the way by Spaniard Nachete Armillas, who punched the air as he crossed the line in second place to make his first World Championship podium, finishing second overall.

Morgan Poret joined his brother on the podium to complete a Poret one-three after finishing third, marking a highly successful return to the Championship.

After yesterday's bitter disappointment Slovenia's Pija Sumer responded by taking maximum points in Ski Ladies - despite parting company from her bike and being helped back to it by Estelle Poret who stopped to assist - finishing ahead of Bulteau and Stefania Balzer, but it was Bulteau who took the overall title, with Balzer second and Estelle Poret marking her return to racing with her first Grand Prix podium in third.

Today's result keeps Balzer at the top of the points table with 81 points, but Bulteau has reduced the deficit to 11.

Rok Florjancic was again the star of the Freestyle show producing yet another impressive series of tricks and demonstration of power and remains unbeaten in his last six outings, with brother Nac finishing second in today's heat and second overall in the Grand Prix Rankings ahead of Romain Stampers.

Italian Grand Prix 2012 -  Aquabike.net_- Copyright  

Italian Grand Prix 2012 -  Aquabike.net_- Copyright  


Golfo Aranci  1 - 3 June  /  Heat 2

Runabout GP1


BIKE NO

RIDER

NAT

LAPS

GAP



POINTS


4

Francois Medori

FRA

13

0.00



25


8

Mattia Fracasso

ITA

13

1:54



20


46

Jeremy Perez

FRA

13

2:07



16


9

Cyrille Lemoine

FRA

12

1 LAP



13


11

Emmanuel Cantamessa

FRA

12

1 LAP



11


94

Pierre Louis Rizza

FRA

12

1 LAP



10


44

Lorenzo Benaglia

ITA

12

1 LAP



9


20

Alessio Schintu

ITA

12

1 LAP



8


22

Didier Chabert

FRA

12

1 LAP



7


35

Rocco D'Arma

ITA

12

1 LAP



6


5

George Kasza

HUN

12

1 LAP



5


12

Yousef Al Abdulrazzaq

KUW

12

1 LAP



4


97

Cristian Derosas

ITA

11

2 LAPS



3


49

Antonio D'Arma

ITA

11

2 LAPS



2


99

Jordi Tomas Jimenez

ESP

11

2 LAPS



1


50

Gianluca Santi Amantini

ITA

11

2 LAPS





42

Emanuele Masala

ITA

11

2 LAPS





84

Johan Johansson

SWE

10

3 LAPS





54

Constantin Savotin

RUS

10

3 LAPS





52

Teddy Pons

FRA

5

RET





41

David Chassier

FRA

4

RET





28

Patrice Pellier

FRA

4

RET





23

Jean Marc Douki

FRA


DNS





34

Antonio Ielasi

ITA


DNS





47

Raffaele Benini

ITA


DNS




Freestyle


BIKE NO

RIDER

NAT

VARIETY

QUANTITY

STYLE

TOTAL

POINTS


3

Rok Florjancic

SLO

24

23

26,5

73,5

25


7

Nac Florjancic

SLO

25

20

24,5

69,5

20


20

Romain Stampers

FRA

22

18

22,5

62,5

16


53

Sebastien Tchernia

FRA

22

15

19,5

56,5

13


70

Roberto Mariani

ITA

24

12

18,5

54,5

11


10

Alexander Kuramshin

RUS

17

11

21

49

10


51

Wiliam Bajolet

FRA

14

11

13

38

9

Ski Division GP1


BIKE NO

RIDER

NAT

LAPS

GAP



POINTS


72

Jeremy Poret

FRA

9

0.00



25


36

Nacho Armillas

ESP

9

6.56



20


7

Morgan Poret

FRA

9

31.58



16


30

Alberto Monti

ITA

9

56.01



13


32

Alexandre Barret

FRA

9

2:03.00



11


22

Emanuele Balzer

ITA

9

2:08.00



10


43

Pantus Andersson

SWE

8

1 LAP



9


4

Slaven Ivancic

CRO

8

1 LAP



8


50

Fabio Neri

ITA

8

1 LAP



7


18

Nicola Piscaglia

ITA

8

1 LAP



6


23

Jozef Bohuslav

SLO

7

2 LAPS



5


40

Matteo Frolla'

ITA

6

3 LAPS



4


19

Gabor Szabo

HUN


DNS





26

Eugeny Erukhimov

RUS


DNS




Ski Ladies GP1


BIKE NO

RIDER

NAT

LAPS

GAP



POINTS


25

Pija Sumer

SLO

8

0.00



25


33

Julie Bulteau

FRA

8

7.68



20


81

Stefania Balzer

ITA

7

1 LAP



16


97

Estelle Poret

FRA

6

2 LAPS



13


11

Paola Boggi

ITA

1

RET





24

Marta Sorrentino

ITA


DNS





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