The 13th FAI European Paragliding Championship came to an end last August 16 with the crowning of Torsten Siegel (Germany), Seiko Fukuoka-Naville (France) and Switzerland (Our picture: the overall podium).
It was a difficult competition with unusual weather (very damp) and weak thermals. Five scored tasks were flown (winners: Andreas Malecki (GER), Stephan Morgenthaler (SWI), Luca Donini (ITA), Martin Petz (GER), Julien Wirth (FRA) tied with Adrian Hachel (SWI) and Michae Siegel (SWI) ; Petra Slivova (CZE), Seiki Fukuoka-Neville (FRA), Yvonne Dathe (GER).
Overall: Torsten Siegel (Germany), Clément Latour (France) & Jurin Vidic (Slovenia).
Women: Fukuoka-Neville (France), Petra Slivova (Czek Republic) & Suzanne Dathe (Germany).
Team: Switzerand, Germany & Italy.
Fying Kopaonik - Photo Martin Scheel, www.azoom.ch