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UCI MTB World Cup XC Cairns Elite Men’s Full Results – Gagne 12th, Bouchard 19th

by pedalmag.com

April 24, 2016 (Cairns, Australia) – Raphael Gagne (Can) Cannondale 360fly p/b Sugoi raced to a strong 12th in the Elite Men’s 30.7km race including a start loop and 7 laps of a 4.2km course won by Nino Schurter (Sui) Scott-Odlo. Maxime Marotte (Fra) BH-SR Suntour finished second and Julien Absalon (Fra) BMC was third despite a flat early on. Mathias Fluckiger (Sui) Stockli who was with Schurter out front fell back due to a soft rear tire and ended up fourth followed by Florian Vogel (Sui) Focus XC Team in 5th to round out the men’s podium. Leandre Bouchard (Can) had a great ride as well finishing 19th.

Results (brief)

1. Nino Schurter (Sui) Scott-Odlo    1:27:44
2. Maxime Marotte (Fra) BH-SR Suntour 0:03
3. Julien Absalon (Fra) BMC  0:27
4. Mathias Fluckiger (Sui) Stockli    0:39
5. Florian Vogel (Sui) Focus XC Team 0:47

12. Raphael Gagne (Can)  Cannondale 360fly p/b Sugoi 2:29
19. Leandre Bouchard (Can)    2:49
29. Derek Zandstra (Can) Scott 3Rox Racing 3:44
56. Geoff Kabush (Can) Scott 3Rox Racing 8:15
57. Evan Guthrie (Can) 8:38
58. Andrew L’Esperance (Can) 9:09
70. Evan McNeely (Can) – 2 Laps

Full results here.




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