International Cycling

Schurter wins UCI Mountain Bike WC Cairns leg

2016-04-24 09:32
Cycling (File)

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.

Results

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

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