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UCI World Cup DH #1 Pietermaritzburg Junior, Women, Men’s FULL Results, Photos – Canada’s Gatto 12th

by pedalmag.com
Aaron Gwin celebrates  ©  Michal Cerveny
April 12, 2014 (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa) – Manon Carpenter (Gbr) Madison Saracen Factory Team took the first World Cup win of the season in the women’s DH as Canada’s Micayla Gatto, riding for her new Pivot Factory DH Team, claimed 12th. Last year’s World Cup winner and world champ, Rachel Atherton (Gbr) GT Factory Racing, settled for second.
Carpenter  ©  Michal Cerveny

Casey Brown (Can) Bergamont Hayes World Team DNF’d. Meanwhile top Junior Men’s qualifier Luca Shaw (USA) SRAM/TLD Racing topped the field with no Canadians competing.

Gatto 12th  ©  Michal Cerveny

In the Elite Men’s DH final Aaron Gwin (USA) Specialized Racing DH is back to his winning ways capturing the opening UCI World Cup DH #1 victory over Michael Hannah (Aus) Hutchinson UR in second with reigning world champ, Greg Minnaar (Rsa) Santa Cruz Syndicate, grabbing 3rd.

Men's podium  ©  Michal Cerveny

Women's podium  ©  Michal Cerveny
Gwin  ©  Michal Cerveny
Results (brief)

Junior Men
1. Luca Shaw (USA) SRAM/TLD Racing    4:15.267
2. Loris Vergier (Fra) Lapierre Gravity Republic    1.990
3. Amaury Pierron (Fra)     8.401

Full results here.

1. Manon Carpenter (Gbr) Madison Saracen Factory Team    4:34.923
2. Rachel Atherton (Gbr) GT Factory Racing    3.908
3. Jill Kintner (USA) Norco    9.118

12. Micayla Gatto (Can) Pivot Factory DH Team    46.189
DNF Casey Brown (Can) Bergamont Hayes World Team   

Full results here.


Elite Men
1. Aaron Gwin (USA) Specialized Racing DH 3:59.344
2. Michael Hannah (Aus) Hutchinson UR 2.037
3. Greg Minnaar (Rsa) Santa Cruz Syndicate 2.824

Full results here.

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