July 02, 2017 (Vallnord, Andorra) – Canada’s Leandre Bouchard (BH-SRSuntour-KMC) finished 26th in the 28km Elite Men’s 7-lap race won by Nino Schurter (Sui) Scott-SRAM MTB Racing Team who escaped early and never looked back gaining over a minute at one point during the race. The real battle was for second claimed by Mathias Flueckiger (Sui) Radon Factory Xc Team in a tight battle with Jordan Sarrou (Fra) BH-SRSuntour-KMC who settled for a career-best 3rd. Andrew L’Esperance (Can) Team Canada, the only other Canadian starter, finished 69th.
1. Nino Schurter (Sui) Scott-SRAM MTB Racing Team 1:23:28
2. Mathias Flueckiger (Sui) Radon Factory Xc Team 0:18
3. Jordan Sarrou (Fra) BH-SRSuntour-KMC 0:19
4. Samuel Gaze* (NZl) Specialized Racing 0:33
5. Florian Vogel (Sui) Focus XC Team 0:51
6. Pablo Rodriguez Guede (Esp) MMR Factory Racing Team 0:59
7. Maxime Marotte (Fra) Cannondale Factory Racing XC 1:08
8. Carlos Coloma Nicolas (Esp) Primaflor Mondraker 1:10
9. Anton Sintsov (Rus) Jbg – 2 Professional MTB Team 1:11
10. Henrique Avancini (Bra) Cannondale Factory Racing XC 1:24
26. Leandre Bouchard (Can) BH-SRSuntour-KMC 3:46
69. Andrew L’Esperance (Can) Team Canada – 1 Lap
Full results here.