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MTB World Cup Cross Country #1, Downhill #1 & Four Cross #1 2011

Date range:
April 21-24, 2011

April 23, Under 23 women cross country:

Sveum powers to victory

By:
Rob Jones
Published:
April 23, 2011, 14:49 BST,
Updated:
April 25, 2011, 15:44 BST

Gorycka and Benko second and third

The U23 women's podium at the opening World Cup: Paula Gorycka, Elisabeth Sveum, Barbara Benko

The U23 women's podium at the opening World Cup: Paula Gorycka, Elisabeth Sveum, Barbara Benko

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In the Under 23 women's race, Elisabeth Sveum (Merida Smart Safety) took the win with a tremendous last lap during which she overtook two riders. Paula Gorycka (CCC Polkowice) finished second and Barbara Benko (Focus MIG) third.

Full Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Elisabeth Sveum (Nor) Team Merida Smart Safety 1:22:11  
2 Paula Gorycka (Pol) CCC Polkowice 0:00:52  
3 Barbara Benko (Hun) Focus MIG Team 0:01:14  
4 Fanny Bourdon (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix 0:01:56  
5 Kathrin Stirnemann (Swi) Central Haibike Pro Team 0:04:35  
6 Mariske Strauss (RSA) 0:04:53  
7 Candice Neethling (RSA) 0:05:17  
8 Serena Calvetti (Ita) 0:06:04  
9 Rebecca Henderson (Aus) 0:07:29  
10 Ekaterina Anoshina (Rus) 0:07:30  
11 Lisa Mitterbauer (Aut) Bikepark.ch Scott 0:10:04  
12 Anna Oberparleiter (Ita) Infotre - Bi&Esse- Leecougan 0:10:25  
13 Julie Berteaux (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix 0:11:47  
14 Kseniya Kirillova (Rus) 0:12:18  
15 Caitlin De Wet (RSA) 0:12:30  
16 Cherie Vale (RSA) 0:19:07  
DNF Vivienne Meyer (Swi) Colnago Arreghini Sudtirol    
DNF Virginie Pointet (Swi)    

Under 23 women cross country World Cup standings after one round

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Elisabeth Sveum (Nor) Team Merida Smart Safety 90  pts
2 Paula Gorycka (Pol) CCC Polkowice 70  
3 Barbara Benko (Hun) Focus MIG Team 60  
4 Fanny Bourdon (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix 50  
5 Kathrin Stirnemann (Swi) Central Haibike Pro Team 40  
6 Mariske Strauss (RSA) 35  
7 Candice Neethling (RSA) 30  
8 Serena Calvetti (Ita) 27  
9 Rebecca Henderson (Aus) 24  
10 Ekaterina Anoshina (Rus) 22  
11 Lisa Mitterbauer (Aut) Bikepark.ch Scott 20  
12 Anna Oberparleiter (Ita) Infotre - Bi&Esse- Leecougan 18  
13 Julie Berteaux (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix 16  
14 Kseniya Kirillova (Rus) 14  
15 Caitlin De Wet (RSA) 12  
16 Cherie Vale (RSA) 10