Marseille (int.) 2012

  • Organiser: CFW
  • Categories: Old birds, Double result hens
  • Basketting date: 17/07/2012
  • Liberation date: 22/07/2012
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Paul and Cecile Moriceau from Olonne-sur-Mer (France) win Marseille International. Their winning pigeon arrived Sunday at the lofts at 18:23 CEST after a race of 718.167 km, an average velocity of 1021.28 mpm. They already won the national race from Marseille in France in 2010.

Paul and Cecile Moriceau from Olonne-sur-Mer (France) win Marseille International. Their winning pigeon arrived Sunday at the lofts at 18:23 CEST after a race of 718.167 km, an average velocity of 1021.28 mpm. They already won the national race from Marseille in France in 2010.

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Mark Gilbert from Winkfield wins the national race from Marseille in the UK. His pigeon arrived Monday morning at 10:41 CEST (9:41 UK time) after having flown 1051.260 kms home. Two weeks ago, Mark already won the national race from Barcelona with the BICC.

Mark Gilbert from Winkfield wins the national race from Marseille in the UK. His pigeon arrived Monday morning at 10:41 CEST (9:41 UK time) after having flown 1051.260 kms home. Two weeks ago, Mark already won the national race from Barcelona with the BICC.

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Peter van Sintmaartensdijk from Papendrecht wins Marseille National in the Netherlands. His pigeon returned home at Monday morning at 05:41 CEST after a race of 974.367 km. It obtained an average speed of 996.59 mpm.

Peter van Sintmaartensdijk from Papendrecht wins Marseille National in the Netherlands. His pigeon returned home at Monday morning at 05:41 CEST after a race of 974.367 km. It obtained an average speed of 996.59 mpm.

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Wilfried Van Vossole from Buggenhout wins Marseille National in Belgium. He clocked his pigeon Sunday evening at 21:40 CEST at a velocity of 989.24 mpm after it flew a distance of 890.530 km.

Wilfried Van Vossole from Buggenhout wins Marseille National in Belgium. He clocked his pigeon Sunday evening at 21:40 CEST at a velocity of 989.24 mpm after it flew a distance of 890.530 km.

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Bayer Jürgen & Mike from Spiesen win Marseille National in Germany. After the pigeon flew a distance of 697.470 km it was clocked Sunday evening at 19:07 CEST at an average velocity of 933.695 mpm.

Bayer Jürgen & Mike from Spiesen win Marseille National in Germany. After the pigeon flew a distance of 697.470 km it was clocked Sunday evening at 19:07 CEST at an average velocity of 933.695 mpm.

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Marseille International will not be closed on Sunday evening.

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Weather conditions during liberation: blue sky, no wind, clear

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Weather expectations: (slightly) overcast, sunny intervals, north wind, northeast wind
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Due to bad weather conditions, the race has been delayed till tomorrow.

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Weather expectations: showers, sunny intervals, north wind, northwest wind
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This year 11314 pigeons were basketed for the international race from Marseille. Last year 660 pigeons less were sent, viz. 10654.


Number of pigeons 2012 2011 2010
Belgium - België - Belgique - Belgien 3306 3292 3421
Luxemburg - Luxemburg - Luxembourg - Luxemburg 134 132 75
Romania - Roemenië - Roumanie - Rumänien 0 0 56
UK - Verenigd Koninkrijk - Royaume-Uni - Verein. Königr. 78 112 0
France - Frankrijk - France - Frankreich 2198 2015 1841
The Netherlands - Nederland - Pays-Bas - Holland 3680 3511 3248
Germany - Duitsland - Allemagne - Deutschland 1918 1592 1702
International - Internationaal 11314 10654 10343

Click here for more details on the Belgian number of pigeons for Marseille 2012.

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