Surely it adds a special touch to a very special race !
He was a mere five seconds faster than Ryoji Watanabe from Japan; those two were the only athletes faster than 20 minutes but without reach of Christian’s record. The third fastest athlete surprisingly came from the Open Category – Chao Yang Ye, a Chinese cycling pro with some experience in stair races. Next Wai Ching Soh from Malaysia followed by Alexis Trujillo (MEX) and Qinhua Liu (CHN). Germany’s Görge Heimann completed the seven athletes breaking 21 minutes.