Jonnier wins again at the World Cup DH in Leogang

 

It’s been a while since the UCI Mountain Bike DH World Cup  had seen so many crashes in one race. The race track in Leogang (Austria) was destroyed after training, and the riders had to find the balance between trying to win and staying on the bike.

 

Sabrina Jonnier (Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain) found the right mix of caution and aggressiveness and she won the Women Elite Downhill, strengthening her lead in the World Cup ranking. Floriane Pugin (Scott 11) was second, while Tracy Moseley (Trek World Racing) had to settle for third after a crash. 

 

Rachel Atherton had won the qualifying round and she was three seconds up by the time check, but a crash from which she did not restart, put an end to her race.

 

Jonnier wins WC DH

 

RESULTS

1 Sabrina Jonnier (Fra) Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain 0:04:52.70  
2 Emmeline Ragot (Fra) Suspension Center 0:00:03.54  
3 Floriane Pugin (Fra) Scott 11 0:00:05.35  
4 Tracy Moseley (GBr) Trek World Racing 0:00:09.69  
5 Myriam Nicole (Fra) Commencal Superiders 0:00:12.78  
6 Céline Gros (Fra) Morzine-Avoriaz/Haute-Savoie 0:00:18.21  
7 Claire Buchar (Can) Chain Reaction Cycles/Intense 0:00:20.02  
8 Manon Carpenter (GBr) 0:00:20.50  
9 Petra Bernhard (Aut) RC Alpine Commencal Austria 0:00:20.92  
10 Micayla Gatto (Can) Commencal Marzocchi Young Guns 0:00:35.99  
11 Fionn Griffiths (GBr) Norco World Team 0:00:40.02  
12 Harriet Rucknagel (Ger) 0:00:43.81  
13 Joanna Petterson (RSA) 0:00:44.56  
14 Melissa Buhl (USA) KHS 0:00:51.79  
15 Katy Curd (GBr) 0:00:58.24  
16 Mio Suemasa (Jpn) FFC 0:00:59.26  
17 Miriam Ruchti (Swi) Dr-Gravity Union 0:01:01.26  
18 Aimee Dix (GBr) 0:01:21.32  
19 Sophie Borderes (Fra) 0:01:57.82  
DNF Rachel Atherton (GBr) Commencal  

 

 

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