Josua Strübel and Petra Tanner winners of Raiffeisen Gastein Classics 2023
The Ski Classics Challengers event, Raiffeisen Gastein Classics, took place this Saturday afternoon with a 30km long-distance skiing race in classic technique in Sportgastein, Austria. Check out the results.
Photo: Christoph Oberschneider
Start of the Raiffeisen Gastein Classics 2023.
After a day full of action, the Ski Classics Challengers event in Austria, Raiffeisen Gastein Classics, saw a fierce battle for all the podium places. Ultimately, Josua Strübel, Ski-Willy Marathon Team Austria, and Petra Tanner, Ski-Willy Marathon Team Austria, won their respective races with solid performances.
Raiffeisen Gastein Classics – Men’s Race
In the men’s event, the winner Josua Strübel, Ski-Willy Marathon Team Austria, completed the race in a time of 1:22:05.4.
Dario Cologna finished in second place, 4.1 seconds behind, followed by Valerii Gontar, Nordijsko Sportno drustvo Medvode, completing the podium in third position and 47.8 seconds back.
As Raiffeisen Gastein Classics is a Ski Classics Challengers event, Pro Team registered athletes could collect points for the Ski Classics Champion and Youth competitions in their respective genders.
Complete results of Raiffeisen Gastein Classics can be found here and here, and a list of Ski Classics Challengers events with confirmed dates for season 2023/2024 can be found at Ski Classics. The list is updated continuously with new events.