SUb610 2016 Halfway Summary

At the turning point at Selma Spa in Sunne, Värmland, Sweden after 342 kilometers done, Anders Strömnes is in the lead with a time of 11 hours and 11 minutes. He is 1 hour and 12 minutes ahead of Peter Tonér in second place with 12 hours and 23 minutes. Jenny Westerlund in third place reached Sunne with an average speed of 25.2 km/h for 13 hours and 35 minutes. Anders Strömnes has averaged 30.6 km/h and Peter Tonér 27.6 km/h. The strong headwind have slowed the riders down. The wind did not die down until about a quarter to nine o’clock in the evening. By that time they had all covered half the race distance or more.

Jenny Westerlund SUb610 2016

Jenny Westerlund SUb610 2016, photo: Jonas Wiking

The longest ride Anders Strömnes had done before this race was 300 km (Vätternrundan), so he has already set a new personal distance record, even though he still has 268 km to go before the finish in this race.