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Batty 3rd at Internazionali d’Italia XC MTB #6 Vermiglio – McNeely 36th, L’Esperance 53rd

by pedalmag.com
June 10, 2013 (Vermiglio, Italy) – Some Canadians headed to Italy early to squeeze in a race in Vermiglio this past weekend before the UCI MTB World Cup XCO in nearby Val di Sole on June 15. Emily Batty (Trek Factory Racing) landed on the podium in third only 1s behind national champ, Eva Lechner (Ita) Team Colnago Sudtirol, who won round #1 of the WCup in Albstadt, Germany. In the men’s race Evan McNeely (Can) Norco Factory placed 36th while teammate Andrew L’Esperance (Norco Factory) finished 53rd.

Results (brief)

Elite Women

1. Andrea Waldis (Sui) Team Colnago Sudtirol    1:36:04
2. Eva Lechner (Ita) Team Colnago Sudtirol    1:04
3. Emily Batty (Can) Trek Factory Racing    1:05
4. Nathalie Schneitter (Sui) Team Colnago Sudtirol    1:13
5. Annie Last (Gbr) Trek Factory Racing    1:34

Elite Men
1. Daniel McConnell (Aus) Trek Factory Racing    1:32:03
2. Marco Aurelio Fontana (Ita) Cannondale Factory Racing    0:28
3. Michele Casagrande (Ita) Elettroveneta-Corratec    1:03
4. Miguel Martinez (Fra) Factory FRM ISD    1:09
5. Martin Loo (Est) Merida Italia Team    1:16

36. Evan McNeely (Can) Norco Factory 11:47
53. Andrew L’Esperance (Can) Norco Factory – 1 lap

Full results here.

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