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UCI MTB World Cup DH #5 Lenzerheide Finals – Canada’s Iles Wins Again, Verbeeck 7th, Wallace 17th

by pedalmag.com

July 08, 2017 (Lenzerheide, SUI) – Canada’s Finnley Iles (Specialized Gravity powered by SRAM) took home yet another victory in the Junior Men’s downhill final at UCI MTB World Cup DH #5 in Lenzerheide while Vaea Verbeeck claimed 7th in the Elite Women’s field, her best result this year. Myriam Nicole (Fra) Commencal / Vallnord took the win over Rachel Atherton (Gbr) Trek Factory Racing DH. Mark Wallace (Canyon Factory Racing DH) raced to a 17th-place finish in the Elite Men’s final won by Greg Minnaar (RSA) Santa Cruz Syndicate. A fateful flat took Aaron Gwin (USA) YT Mob, the final rider, out of the running yet the American was leading at the time and through the toughest parts of the course.

Results

Junior Women

1. Paula Zibasa (Lat) 4:11.176
2. Melanie Chappaz (Fra) Dorval AM Nicolai 0.388
3. Shania Rawson (Nzl) NZ Performance Hub powered by Subway 20.769
4. Alessia Missiaggia (Ita) GT Factory Racing 33.089
5. Beatrice Migliorini (Ita) MS Mondraker Team 34.348
6. Samantha Kingshill (USA) 01:03.1
DNS Megan James (Gbr)

Junior Men
1. Finnley Iles (Can) Specialized Gravity 3:09.743
2. Joe Breeden (Gbr) Intense Racing UK 1.134
3. Sylvain Cougoureux (Fra) Les Gets Intense Team 4.063
4. Moritz Ribarich (Aut) NS-Bikes Factory Racing 6.398
5. Nikolas Nestoroff (USA) Intense Factory Racing 6.722

Full results here.

Elite Women
1. Myriam Nicole (Fra) Commencal / Vallnord 3:26.890
2. Rachel Atherton (Gbr) Trek Factory Racing DH 0.512
3. Emilie Siegenthaler (Sui) Pivot Factory Racing 2.387
4. Tracey Hannah (Aus) Polygon UR 4.539
5. Tahnee Seagrave (Gbr) Transition Bikes / FMD Factory Racing 5.733

7. Vaea Verbeeck (Can) 7.731
12. Miranda Miller (Can) Specialized Gravity 18.144

Full results here.

Elite Men
1. Greg Minnaar (RSA) Santa Cruz Syndicate 2:57.042
2. Troy Brosnan (Aus) Canyon Factory Racing Dh 0.162
3. Danny Hart (Gbr) MS Mondraker Team 1.826
4. Laurie Greenland (Gbr) MS Mondraker Team 2.943
5. Philip Atwill (Gbr) Propain Dirt Zelvy 3.788

17. Mark Wallace (Can) Canyon Factory Racing DH 7.831
43. Forrest Riesco (Can) 11.060
72. Kirk McDowell (Can) 25.540
75. Henry Fitzgerald (Can) Norco Factory 33.935

Full results here.





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