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1200 participants navigate moats and mazes on grounds of Gothic Castle.
Here’s all you need to know:
– 1200 participants took part in Red Bull Conquer the Castle in both Amateur and Elite divisions.
– In the elite field, 32 males and 32 females competed in a knock out format where the fastest 2 in each heat advanced to the next round until only 4 athletes remain (4 men and 4 women).
-Red Bull Conquer the Castle commenced with 21 obstacles and for each final round a new obstacle was added to challenge the participants.
-Nikolaj Dam of Denmark, won the men’s final ahead of Thibault Debusschere from Belgium. Only 10 seconds separated the two competitors.
-Julie Wahr-Hansen from Norway won the female elite followed by Ida Mathilde Steensgaard of Denmark in second.
-Egeskov Castle was first erected by Frands Brockenhuus in 1554
Elite Men’s Results:
1. Nikolaj Dam, 2. Thibault Debusschere, 3. Jonas Drescher.
Elite Women’s Results:
1. Julie Wahr-Hansen, 2. Ida Mathilde Steensgaard, 3. Margrethe Langhoff Thuesen.
For more info on Conquer the Castle click HERE