Annika Langvad and Sam Gaze dominated the First XCO World Cup Race in Stellenbosch

Annika Langvad and Sam Gaze dominated the First XCO World Cup Race in Stellenbosch
UCI (South Africa) – Annika Langvad and Samuel Gaze (both Specialized Racing riders) won the first Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup race of the season in Stellenbosch, South Africa.



On the women elite race, Annika Langvad achieved a solo victory with 13 seconds difference to Pauline Ferrand Prevot. On the men elite race Samuel Gaze and Nino Schurter battled for the win on a very intense and close sprint to the finish line.



Women Elite Final Podium:
  1. Annika Langvad (Specialized Racing) 1:33:14
  2. Pauline Ferrand Prevot (Canyon Factory Racing XC) 1:33:27 (+13)
  3. Anne Tauber (CST Sandd American Eagle MTB Racing Team) 1:33:48 (+34)
  4. Helen Grobert (Cannondale Factory Racing XC) 1:34:29 (+1:15)
  5. Maja Wloszczowska (Kross Racing Team) 1:34:30 (+1:16)

Men Elite Final Podium:
  1. Samuel Gaze (Specialized Racing) 1:30:14
  2. Nino Schurter (Scott-Sram MTB Racing) 1:30:15 (+1)
  3. Maxime Marotte (Cannondale Factory Racing XC) 1:30:16 (+2)
  4. Mathieu Van Der Poel (Corendon-Circus) 1:31:24 (+1:10)
  5. Titouan Carod (BMC MountainBike Racing Team) 1:31:41 (+1:27)

Race replays are available on RedBull.tv website:
For the Complete Results click here.


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