Neff and Colombo win the XCC; Roger Vieira finishes the DHI in 53rd place

Arrival of Filippo Colombo. Photo: reproduction from Red Bull TV

This Friday (5), the start was given for the MTB World Cup 2022, in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada. In the dispute of XCCSwiss Jolanda Neff and Philip Columbus won in the women’s and men’s categories respectively, guaranteeing important points in the standings. Roger Viera was the only Brazilian representative in the tournament and finished the race in 53rd place in the Men’s DHI Elite.

Mont-Sainte-Anne has returned to the MTB World Cup map after two years. To XCC Elite Women, Jolanda Neff took first place, second went to American Gwendalyn Gibson, third went to another Swiss, Alessandra Keller. Fourth went to Anne Terpstra of the Netherlands and Danish Caroline Bohé completed the podium.

To XCC Elite Men, Filippo Colombo was first, Mexican Jose Gerardo Ulloa Arevalo second and Dane Sebastian Fini Carstensen third. Fourth, the Belgian Jens Schuermans and finally, fifth, the South African Alan Hatherly complete the podium.

To DHI Elite Women, Austrian Valentina Höll took first place, Slovenian Monika Hrastnik second, German Nina Hoffmann third. Fourth place for the French Myriam Nicole and fifth for the New Zealander Jess Blewitt.

already there DHI Elite MaleCanadian Finn Iles took first place, South African Greg Minnaar second, Frenchman Amaury Pierron third, Australian Troy Brosnan fourth and Briton Bernard Kerr fifth.

The 2022 Mountain Bike World Cup races take place August 5-7 with broadcast on RedBull TV. Sunday at the XCO race, whose starting order is influenced by the XCC races.

Julia Fleming

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