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UCI MTB Worlds 2008 – Junior XC Women Full Results, Photos Live Updates

June 18, 2008 (Val di Sole, Italy) – It’s sunny and 20 degrees today for the Junior XC Women’s race who will complete three laps of the 6.2km course which is drying out. There are 45 starters and BC’s Bianca Adolf and Manitoba’s Leah Kirchmann are representing Canada and the race is underway.

Lap 1
At the end of lap one it’s Hungary’s Barbara Benko leading with Colombia’s Laura Abril just behind in second and Switzerland’s Vivienne Meyer is in 3rd at 42 seconds, Mona Eiberweiser (Ger) is in 4th at 1.10, Paula Goryka (Pol) is 5th at 1.57 and Canada’s Adolf is in 6th at 1:58 while Kirchmann is in 35th at 6:53.

Lap 2
Halfway through lap 2 Benko has opened a gap on Abril who’s is at 6 seconds with Meyer in 3rd at 1:15 and Eiberweiser is right with her followed by Goryka in 5th with Adolph in 6th.

Lap 3 Final
As they start the final lap it’s Benko and Abril together with Eiberweiser in 3rd overtaking Meyer now in 4th – Canada’s Adolf has moved into 5th at 4:08 followed by Goryka in 6th at 4:12.

Abril has taken over the lead from Benko. Canada’s Kirchmann in 35th at 15.41 has just come thru to start her final lap. At the finish it’s Abril taking the win over Benko in second with Eiberweiser in 3rd as Canada’s Adolf finished in 6th.

Results

1. Laura Abril (Colombia) 1:16:08
2. Barbara Benko (Hungary) 0:37
3. Mona Eiberweiser (Germany) 2:11
4. Vivianne Meyer (Switzerland) 3:18
5. Paula Gorycka (Poland) 6:31
6. Bianca Adolf (Canada) 6:46
7. Jana Valesova (Czech Republic) 7:46
8. Cornelia Schuster (Italy) 7:55
9. Annie Last (Great Britain) 8:00
10. Sanne Cant (Belgium) 8:10
11. Michelle Hediger (Switzerland) 8:18
12. Camille Devi (France) 9:45
13. Martina Giovanniello (Italy) 9:49
14. Karin Rappo (Switzerland) 9:52
15. Kajsa Snihs (Sweden) 10:06
16. Rozanne Slik (Netherlands) 10:21
17. Gesa Bruchmann (Germany) 10:51
18. Noga Korem (Israel) 11:12
19. Marina Giger (Switzerland) 11:12
20. Samara Sheppard (New Zealand) 13:08
21. Mariske Strauss (South Africa) 13:57
22. Rebecca Henderson (Australia) 14:58
23. Cristina Molina (Ecuador) 17:10
24. Caitlin De Wet (South Africa) 17:24
25. Maria Babanova (Russia) 18:07
26. Weronika Rybarczyk (Poland) 18:26
27. Jerneja Tratnik (Slovenia) 18:50
28. Serena Calvetti (Italy) 18:57
29. Michela Battaglia (Italy) 19:45
30. Nadezhda Orlova (Russia) 21:01
31. Jill Behlen (USA) 21:52
32. Daria Zaitseva (Russia) 22:27
33. Diedre York (USA) 24:14
34. Marta Pastore (Italy) 24:20
35. Leah Kirchmann (Canada) 25:34
36. Daniela Rojas (Chile) 27:18
37. Chiara Pastore (Italy) 29:21
38. Brigitta Koos (Hungary) 30:24
39. Javiera Ocampos (Chile) 30:48
DNF Alla Boyko (Ukraine)
DNF Anna Oberparleiter (Italy)
DNF Jitka Skarnitzlova (Czech Republic)
DNF Julia Haase (Germany)
DNF Marketa Sladkova (Czech Republic)
DNF Melissa Horvat (Austria)





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