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2011 UCI MTB Worlds Elite Women DH Final Result – Bronze for Buchar

by pedalmag.com
September 04, 2011 (Champery, Switzerland) – Reigning Canadian DH champ, Claire Buchar from Whistler, B.C., had the run of her life to take home the bronze medal against the world’s best in the Elite Women’s DH final won decisively by Emmeline Ragot (France) who earned the title back in 2009. Fastest quaifier, Rachel Atherton (Great Britain), settled for the silver while defending champ Tracy Moseley (Great Britain) could only manage a 9th place finish. Conditions in Champery were tough with rain and fog making the course very slippery and difficult.

Results (brief)

Elite Women
1. Emmeline Ragot (France) 4:54.012
2. Rachel Atherton (Great Britain) 15.291
3. Claire Buchar (Canada) 27.953

12. Casey Brown (Canada) 1:06.205
13. Miranda Miller (Canada) 1:09.717
15. Katherine Short (Canada) 1:35.570

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