September 23, 2017 (Bergen, Norway) – Canada’s Graydon Staples from Orillia, ON had a superb day in the saddle in the main break for most of the day in the Junior Men’s 133.8km race won by Julius Johansen (Denmark). The break fell apart on the 4th lap as riders started attacking and the peloton closed in. Luca Rastelli (Italy) finished second with teammate Michele Gazzoli in third.
The top Canuck was Charles-Etienne Chretien, the reigning Canadian junior champ, in 45th as Staples fell back after a long hard day to finish 107th. Kurt Penno from Brandon, MB was 116th and Michael Foley from Milton, ON did not finish.
1. Julius Johansen (Denmark) 3:10:48
2. Luca Rastelli (Italy) 0:51
3. Michele Gazzoli (Italy)
4. Niklas Markl (Germany)
5. Jake Stewart (Great Britain)
6. Florian Kierner (Austria)
7. Filippo Zana (Italy)
8. Olav Hjemsaeter (Norway)
9. Yevgeniy Fedorov (Kazakhstan)
10. Jacob Hindsgaul Madsen (Denmark)
45. Charles-Etienne Chretien (Canada) 1:08
107. Graydon Staples (Canada) 12:35
116. Kurt Penno (Canada) 15:47
DNF Michael Foley (Canada)