Worldwide media coverage of this year's 3100 Mile Race
The 3100 mile race usually attracts a fair bit of media attention, but this year seems to have sparked some serious worldwide interest, including Kyodo Wire Service (largest in Japan), AFP (with a network of 151 countries and Asia Vision (covering 34 countries in the south Asia area). We'll be adding articles from around the world as we find them, so stay posted!
Our race winner Andrea is from Italy, so naturally there has been a great deal of interest there. See this very nice video from RAI, the national television network...
- National Media: La Stampa • Il Sole 24 Ore • Libero Quotidiano • La Gazetta dello Sport
- Media from the Venice area (where Andrea grew up): Il Nuovo Terraglio • City Venezia news
- Other areas: San Marino • Brescia • Rimini • Napoli • Sardinia
- Web media: Euronews • Ansa.it • Tiscali news • Yahoo • Il Giornale d'Italia • Aska news • Radio Company • Affaritaliani.it • Today.it • FanPage.it
- Second-placed runner Lo Wei Ming hails from Taiwan: Focus Taiwan • Taipei times • Taiwan News • Liberty Times (Chinese) • China Times (Chinese) • Apple Daily (Chinese) • United Daily News (Chinese) • EpochTimes (Chinese) • Lo Wei Ming's vidoe coverage of his conversation with the Premier of Taiwan (Chinese) • English translaiton of conversation with Premier of Taiwan
- Harita Davies, the only woman who took part in the race comes originally from New Zealand: Stuff.co.nz
Self-Transcendence 3100 Mile Race: Kiwi runner Harita Davies breaks own record in world's longest race: Stuff.co.nz
- Takasumi Senoo from Japan became the first runner from the Land of the Rising Sun to cross the finish line within the time limit: The Sankei News • Jiji.com - English version • Kumanichi.com • Nishinippon.com • Kahoku.news • Yahoo.co.jp • Modelpress
- France24 • Le Figaro • TV5 Monde • Soud Ouest • Podcast.Ausha.co • Notre temps • Midi Libre • Le Point • L'OBS • La Croix
Africa VOA Afrique • Algeria Liberté • Australia news.com.au • Belgium RTBF.be • Nepal nepal24hours.com • Nigeria GuardianTV • Thailand Bangkok Post • Turkey Daily Sabah • United Arab Emirates Gulf News
RÚV Sport (see video)