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Canada’s Iles WINS Junior Men’s Race @ UCI MTB World Cup DH#1 Lourdes + Elite Women’s Full Results

by pedalmag.com

April 10, 2016 (Lourdes, France) – Canada’s Finnley Iles (Specialized Gravity p/b SRAM) delivered a stunning ride to win Junior Men’s final in Lourdes with fellow Canuck Magnus Manson in 20th. It marks the first win for Canada in the junior men’s division. Matt Walker (Gbr) Madison Saracen Factory Team was second and Nikolas Nestoroff (USA) Intense Factory Racing was third.

Junior men's final podium (l-r) Walker, Iles, Nestoroff [P] Fraser Britton
Rachel Atherton (Gbr) Trek Factory Racing DH took the women’s race over Tahnee Seagrave (Gbr) Transition Factory Racing / FMD in second and Manon Carpenter (Gbr) Madison Saracen Factory Team in third. Canada’s Vaea Verbeeck did not start.

Results (brief)

Junior Men

1. Finnley Iles (Can) Specialized Gravity p/b SRAM    3:32.269
2. Matt Walker (Gbr) Madison Saracen Factory Team    1.559
3. Nikolas Nestoroff (USA) Intense Factory Racing    3.18
4. Gaetan Vige (Fra) Commencal / Vallnord    6.975
5. Jackson Frew (Aus) GT Factory Racing    7.444

20. Magnus Manson (Can) Canada    21.882
DNF Henry Fitzgerald (Can) Steve Peat Syndicate / Uberbike Global   

Full results here.

Elite Women

1. Rachel Atherton (Gbr) Trek Factory Racing DH    3:50.383
2. Tahnee Seagrave (Gbr) Transition Factory Racing / FMD    4.472
3. Manon Carpenter (Gbr) Madison Saracen Factory Team    10.258
4. Tracey Hannah (Aus) Polygon Ur    13.591
5. Emilie Siegenthaler (Sui) Pivot Factory Racing    21.808

DNS Vaea Verbeeck (Can)    

Full results here.





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