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2005 MTB Worlds – Junior Women\’s DH

September 3, 2005 — Canada’s Micayla Gatto (CAN) won a bronze medal in the junior women’s downhill World Championships in Livigno, Italy today.

Great Britain’s Rachel Atherton (GBR) zoomed down the 2850-metre downhill course and came out at the end with a rainbow jersey.

Kiwi Scarlett Hagen (NZL) put up a battle. She won the seeding run with a smoking time of 4:31.42, but couldn’t repeat in the final. She trailed Atherton’s winning time of 4:39.67 by just over nine seconds.

Atherton’s time would have put her in the top 10 among the elite women.


1. Rachel Atherton (GBR) 4:39.67
2. Scarlett Hagen (NZL) at 9.36
3. Micayla Gatto (CAN) 31.60
4. Sophie Borderes (FRA) 44.55
5. Zsofia Kozka (HUN) 49.60

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