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Canada’s Nyhaug 2nd at 2011 BMX European Championships

July 10, 2011 (Haaksbergen, NL) On Saturday, Canadian BMX rider Tory Nyhaug of Coquitlam, BC finished second of a star-studded field in the final rounds of the 2011 BMX European Championships in Haaksbergen, Netherlands.

Nyhaug came second, crossing the line behind French rider Joris Daudet, and in front of Olympic champion Maris Strombergs of Latvia, third.

“Stoked to be on the podium with these two superstars. This is my third podium this year in Europe and I couldn’t be happier. Three weeks until the World Championships  – let’s go for it!” said Nyhaug.

Nyhaug won the Canadian BMX Open UCI Class 4 earlier this summer in Abbotsford, BC. Canada’s young BMX star will be competing at the 2011 Canadian BMX Championships, held August 5-7 in Québec city.

Results – Round 11, July 9, 2011

Elite Men
1. Joris Daudet (Fra)
2. Tory Nyhaug (Can)
3. Maris Strombergs (Lat)
4. Twan Van Gendt (Ned)
5. Moana Moo Caille (Fra)
6. Thomas Hamon (Fra)
7. Edzus Treimanis (Let)
8. Jordy Van Der Heijden (Ned)

Elite Women
1. Laëtitia Le Corguille (Fra)
2. Manon Valentino (Fra)
3. Jana Harakova (Cze)
4. Magalie Pottier (Fra)
5. Aneta Hladikova (Cze)
6. Dana Sprengers (Ned)
7. Lieke Klaus (Ned)
8. Camille Meyran (Fra)

Junior Men
1. Darryn Goodwin (Aus)
2. Alfredo Campo (Ecu)
3. Benjamin Janssens (Fra)
4. Antonin Dupire (Fra)
5. Carlos Ramirez (Col)
6. Quentin Derom (Fra)
7. Grant Hill (Gbr)
8. Jeffrey Hoogland (Ned)

Junior Women
1. Elis Ligtlee (Ned)
2. Tamar Vedder (Ned)
3. Judy Baauw (Ned)
4. Andrea Mikkelsen (Nor)
5. Danielle Vrenegoor (Ned)
6. Enora Le Roux (Fra)
7. Nadja Pries (Ger)
8. Laura Smulders (Ned)

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