July 05, 2015 (Lenzerheide, SUI) – Jaroslav Kulhavy (Cze) Specialized Racing secured his second WCup victory at the new venue in Lenzerheide, SUI, as he soloed across the finish line following a hot and dusty battle in the Elite Men’s 8-lap, 33.72km race.
Kulhavy was in a see-saw battle with Nino Schurter (Sui) Scott-Odlo MTB Racing Team, who was hoping to deliver a victory for the partisan Swiss crowd, but suffered a flat on the sixth lap and settled for second.
Ondrej Cink (Cze) Multivan Merida Biking Team rode a strong race to claim third as Mathias Fluckiger (Sui) Stoeckli Pro Team and Maxime Marotte (Fra) BH-SR Suntour-KMC rounded out the podium.
Julien Absalon (Fra) BMC Mountainbike Racing Team, who was in the lead with Kulhavy and Schurter, also suffering a flat just prior to Schurter’s bad luck to finish 7th. Canada’s Leandre Bouchard was lone Canuck racing and finished 56th overall
1. Jaroslav Kulhavy (Cze) Specialized Racing 1:29:00
2. Nino Schurter (Sui) Scott-Odlo MTB Racing Team 0:33
3. Ondrej Cink (Cze) Multivan Merida Biking Team 1:47
4. Mathias Fluckiger (Sui) Stoeckli Pro Team 1:49
5. Maxime Marotte (Fra) BH-SR Suntour-KMC 1:51
6. Manuel Fumic (Ger) Cannondale Factory Racing Xc 1:56
7. Sergio Mantecon Gutierrez (Esp) Trek Factory Racing 2:15
8. Jordan Sarrou (Fra) BH-SR Suntour-KMC 2:35
9. Julien Absalon (Fra) BMC Mountainbike Racing Team 2:52
10. Carlos Coloma Nicolas (Esp) 2:56
56. Leandre Bouchard (Can) 10:10
Full results here.