Cape Town - Nino Schurter of Switzerland has won the Cairns leg of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, beating Frenchman Maxime Marotte by just 0.03 seconds over the 30.7km course.
Julien Absalom of France finished third.
Annika Langvad of Denmark won the Elite Woman category, coming home 0.10 seconds ahead of Linda Indergand of Switzerland with Rebecca Henderson of Australia in third.
The downhill events were won by Loic Bruni of France and Rachel Atherton of Great Britain.
Cross Country - Men Elite
Nino Schurter (Switzerland) - 1.27:44
Maxime Marrotte (France) - 1.27.47
Julien Absalon (France) - 1.28.11
Downhill - Men Elite
Luic Bruni (France) - 3.23.696
Troy Brosnan (Australia) - 3.24.189
Michael Hannah (Australia) - 3.24.520
Cross Country - Women Elite
Annika Langvad (Denmark) - 1.28.41
Linda Indergand (Switzerland) - 1.28.51
Rebecca Henderson (Australia) - 1.29.33
Downhill - Women Elite
Rachel Atherton (Great Britain) - 3.48.566
Tracey Hannah (Australia) - 3.55.664
Manon Carpenter (Great Britain) - 3.58.372