Rain and cold for Giant Seorak Gran Fondo Warriors

Rain and cold for Giant Seorak Gran Fondo Warriors

Under a non-stop rain and 9 Degrees of themperature, the South Korean riders Song Jumi in woman and Choe Geeniyong in man category takes the leader of the Gran Fondo World Tour ®  with 1.100 points for each

3.995 participants join the 10th edition of Giant Seorak Gran Fondo, part of this  Gran Fondo World Tour ® season as Asia stage. With 208 km for long distance with 4 mountain passes , some of them with averaged miles of around 12% degree; the challenge proposed by the race manager Mr Kiseok Uhm and the rain; drive the participant to maybe one of the hardest gran Fondo events in Asia actually.

 

Seorak National Park in Inje Region, situated at the north east of South Korea, offers an amazing natural landscape with mineral spring sources, vegetation and a real mountain slopes to challenge the participants in two distance Gran Fond oand Medio Fondo. 

 

After this first inclusion in Gran Fondo World Tour ® the commitment for next season is to expand the international participation in this “top” class organization event and push hard with a Gran Fondo World Championship  ® Ladies Edition distance to increase the presence of woman in the event. Including a strong involvement of Giant and LIV, as woman segment bet of the prestigious Taiwaneese manufacturer. 

 

The world tour have next stop in two weeks in Almaty region, with 3rth edition of Gran Fondo Kazakhstan, Tour of Zhetysu where the current leaders will have the chace to keep the position and figth for the final 36.000 USD in prizes. There are 10.000, 5.000 and 2.000 USD for top 3 in man and woman category.  The event will be on 26-27 may in Almaty Region. 

 

check out info about Kazakhstan event in info@granfondoworldtour.com

 

 

Current standings are : 

 

Top 10 man: 

 

MAN

 

 

WOMAN

 

Choi Jinyong

1.100

 

Song Joomi

1.100

Daniel Marquard

1.094

 

Sandra Boesiger

1.078

Kim Junhyun

1.085

 

Lee Sunghee

1.065

Lee Doosik

1.078

 

Kim Jungsook

1.046

Kim Kiho

1.071

 

Jung Chanmi

1.029

Kim Doyoon

1.063

 

Son Joongbun

1.011

Son Mansoo

1.056

 

Jung Hyunpil

994

Kim Mingwan

1.048

 

Ryu Jihye

976

Myer Andreas

1.041

 

Park Hyunsun

959

Moon Bogyeong

1.033

 

Son Myungsook

941

Check ranking updates and next at www.granfondoworldtour.com