Moritz Nörl get the title sanctionning his great 2014 season
The 15th FIRS Inline Downhill World Championship took place on 30th & 31th August in Lausanne which is considered as the “mecque” of Inline Downhill with a lot of inline downhill riders including top skaters such as Christian Montavon or Alexandre Zweili. The best skaters of the world took part to this event from 10 different countries. The opening ceremony took place on Friday 29th August in Ouchy despite a rainy weather and the 15th FIRS Inline Downhill World Championship could officially be opened.
The competitors discovered during the training a fast and technical track bombing in Lausanne city with top speed up to 80km/h.
On the sunny Sunday morning of August 31st, Top 40 Men and Top 10 Women were ready on the start line to fight for the 2014 World Champion title.
After a warm-up run, women start their final at 09:30am. Emilie Sadoux and Annelenna Rettenberger couldn’t improve their time and it’s finally Annelanna Rettenberger who get the bronze medal with 02:02:261 in front of Emilie Sadoux who finished with a time of 02:02:998.
Séverine and Marjorie are fighting for years for the title and Séverine finally get it with an impressive 01:57:157 time improving with more than 3 seconds her qualification time os Saturday morning and getting the gold medal. Marjorie Phlippoteau also improved her time of more than two seconds on 01:58:250 and get the silver medal.
In the men competition, Alexandre Zweili crashed in the first left corner and get the fourth place in 01:52:627 which shows he was very fast on this final run.
Harry Perna made a mistake in his run and get the bronze medal in 01:48:604.
Daniel Ladurner on his side couldn’t get the title for the second year in a row and only get the silver medal for less than 0.2sec gap (01:47:466) in front of the young german Moritz Nörl who won 3 out of the 4 World Cup of the season and finally get THE World Champion Title with a time of 01:47:285.
This recognize the performance of Moritz Nörl who didn’t get the fastest track time this week-end but could manage to be the faster during the World Championship who’s runned in only one run. A perfect run with no mistake allow him to get this first place which he deserves for his regularity and experience during all the season.