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UCI MTB World Cup DH #3 Leogang Qualifications – Iles 2nd, Verbeeck 11th, Wallace 32nd

by pedalmag.com

June 10, 2017 (Leogang, AUT) – Canada’s Finnley Iles (Specialized Gravity Powered by Sram) led the Canucks today with a strong 2nd place result in the Junior Men’s field at round #3 of the UCI MTB World Cup DH in Leogang, Austria. Vaea Verbeeck (Can) Rocky Mountain was 11th in the Elite Women while Mark Wallace (Canyon Factory Racing DH) was the top Canuck placing 32nd for the Elite Men’s field.

Results (brief)

Junior Women
1. Paula Zibasa (Lat)        4:16.533
2. Flora Lesoin (Fra)    4.945  Q
3. Melanie Chappaz (Fra) Dorval AM Nicolai    5.811  Q
4. Alessia Missiaggia (Ita) GT Factory Racing    16.702  Q
DNS Beatrice Migliorini (Ita) MS Mondraker Team
DNS Inka Janula (Pol)

Junior Men
1. Matt Walker (Gbr) Madison Saracen Factory Team    3:20.852
2. Finnley Iles (Can) Specialized Gravity    1.530  Q
3. Kaos Seagrave (Gbr) Transition Bikes / FMD Factory Racing     5.986  Q
4. Kade Edwards (Gbr) Trek Factory Racing DH    6.969  Q
5. Joe Breeden (Gbr) Intense Racing UK    8.943  Q
6. Harry Parsons (Aus)    10.444  Q
7. Brage Evensen Vestavik (Nor)    10.970  Q
8. Moritz Ribarich (Aut) NS-Bikes Factory Racing    11.527  Q
9. Giacomo Masiero (Ita) GB Rifar Mondraker ASD    11.699  Q
10. Henry Kerr (Gbr) Propain Dirt Zelvy    12.157  Q

49. Anthony Poulson (Can) Kona Factory Team    29.974
DNS Ben Wallace (Can)

Elite Women
1. Tracey Hannah (Aus) Polygon UR    3:40.314
2. Tahnee Seagrave (Gbr) Transition Bikes / FMD Factory Racing    2.413  Q
3. Manon Carpenter (Gbr) Radon Factory Downhill Team    6.083  Q
4. Myriam Nicole (Fra) Commencal / Vallnord    6.537  Q
5. Eleonora Farina (Ita) GB Rifar Mondraker ASD    7.432  Q
6. Emilie Siegenthaler (Sui) Pivot Factory Racing    11.263  Q
7. Alia Marcellini (Ita)    13.194  Q
8. Monika Hrastnik (Slo)    14.562  Q
9. Morgane Charre (Fra) Bergamont Factory Team    14.770  Q
10. Marine Cabirou (Fra) VV Racing    15.677  Q
11. Vaea Verbeeck (Can) Rocky Mountain 16.849  Q

DNS Miranda Miller (Can) Specialized Gravity

Elite Men
1. Aaron Gwin (USA) The YT Mob    3:10.271
2. Greg Minnaar (RSA) Santa Cruz Syndicate    2.248 Q
3. Troy Brosnan (Aus) Canyon Factory Racing Dh    2.905 Q
4. Loic Bruni (Fra) Specialized Gravity    3.223 Q
5. Loris Vergier (Fra) Santa Cruz Syndicate    4.173 Q
6. Michael Hannah (Aus) Polygon UR    5.158 Q
7. Laurie Greenland (Gbr) MS Mondraker Team    5.166 Q
8. Bernard Kerr (Gbr) Pivot Factory Racing    5.590 Q
9. Danny Hart (Gbr) MS Mondraker Team    6.430 Q
10. Luca Shaw (USA) Santa Cruz Syndicate    6.755 Q

32. Mark Wallace (Can) Canyon Factory Racing Dh    10.834 Q
44. Forrest Riesco (Can)    12.067 Q
68. Kirk McDowall (Can)   Dunbar Cycle 14.854 Q
99. Magnus Manson (Can)    19.600
122. Henry Fitzgerald (Can) Norco Factory Racing    24.082
129. Max Scharf (Can)    25.796
143. Adam Robbins (Can)    34.193

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