Salewa Olympus Mythical Trail 2023 celebrates Antoine Guillon

July 13, 2023

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Dreaming to be a “Giant” under the “Mountain of gods”

On 1st July, the Salewa Olympus Mythical Trail started as the second race of the TORX® eXperience.

150 participants run 110 km with 7200 meters of ascent at the feet of Mount Olympus, the “Mountain of gods”.

French Antoine Guillon won in 16h24’52”, followed by Irish Dave Ryan in 17h01’43” and Greek Theodoros Ziakkas in 19h02’38”.

Panagiota Dimakakou in 24h24’42” won the women ranking, with second place for Vasiliki Falara (25h20’50”) and third Despoina Troiri (29h38’27”).

The Salewa Olympus Mythical Trail offers 30 PAX for TOR330 – Tor des Géants®.

Photo: Vangelis Matsikas | Go Experience

The Mythical

The “Mythical”, born in 2012, the route crosses temperate woods and alpine meadows to approach the peaks of the mountain reaching up to 2905 meters of elevation at its highest point. Almost 90% of the route is on technical paths and the remaining 10% on paved and dirt tracks.

The time-limit is 34 hours, with 13 refreshment points and a maximum number of 200 participants. 

Photo: Vangelis Matsikas | Go Experience

A worldwide network

Greece thus enters the international circuit of races of the TORX® community, already comprising Cursa di Ciclopi, GTC100, TOR130 – Tot Dret, Ulju Trail Nine Peaks and The North Face Malaysian Mountain Trail Festival.


We are receiving requests from all over the world – says Alessandra Nicoletti, president of VDA Trailers  we will soon announce new collaborations”.


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