May 19, 2013 (Albastadt, Germany) – Team Canada’s Marc Andre Fortier, the lone Canuck on the start line, placed a strong 11th in the Junior Men’s 5-lap, 21km xc race held earlier today. Raphael Gay (Fra) Creuse Oxygene took a tight sprint finish victory over Philipp Bertsch (Ger) Germany in second with same time followed by Neilo Perrin-Ganier (Fra) France in third at only 1s back.
1. Raphael Gay (Fra) Creuse Oxygene 1:11:02
2. Philipp Bertsch (Ger) Germany
3. Neilo Perrin-Ganier (Fra) France 0:01
4. Gioele Bertolini (Ita) Italy 0:09
5. Jan Vastl (Cze) Czech Republic 0:20
6. Hugo Briatta (Fra) ASPTT Definitive Tec 1:10
7. Lukas Baum (Ger) Germany 1:29
8. Romain Boutet (Fra) Creuse Oxygene 1:41
9. Kjell Van Den Boogert (Ned) Netherlands 1:46
10. Ben Oliver (Nzl) New Zealand 1:49
11. Marc Andre Fortier (Can) Team Canada 1:56
Full results HERE.