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MTB World Cup Cross Country #7, Eliminator #6 & Downhill #7 - Meribel 2014

Date range:
August 22-24

August 23, Elite men downhill:

Hill claims Méribel downhill World Cup

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Cycling News
Published:
August 23, 2014, 19:34 BST,
Updated:
August 25, 2014, 16:17 BST

Simmonds and Bryceland round out podium

Men's winner Sam Hill ( Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof)

Men's winner Sam Hill ( Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof)

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Australia's Samuel Hill (Chain Reaction Cycles.com/Nukeproof) claimed the top spot on the podium in the elite men's downhill event at the World Cup in Méribel on Saturday. He won the race in 3:16:372, beating Great Britain riders Matthew Simmonds (Madison Saracen Factory Team) and Josh Bryceland (Santa Cruz Syndicate).

Full Results

Elite men
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Samuel Hill (Aus) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 0:03:16.400  
2 Matthew Simmonds (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team 0:00:00.366  
3 Josh Bryceland (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate 0:00:00.530  
4 Loic Bruni (Fra) Lapierre Gravity Republic 0:00:01.075  
5 Gee Atherton (GBr) GT Factory Racing 0:00:01.103  
6 Aaron Gwin (USA) Specialized Racing DH 0:00:01.303  
7 Danny Hart (GBr) Giant Factory Off-Road Team 0:00:02.906  
8 Markus Pekoll (Aut) MS Mondraker Team 0:00:03.825  
9 Greg Williamson (GBr) Trek World Racing 0:00:03.844  
10 Greg Minnaar (RSA) Santa Cruz Syndicate 0:00:04.102  
11 Rémi Thirion (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction 0:00:04.150  
12 Joseph Smith (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 0:00:04.323  
13 Connor Fearon (Aus) Kona Factory Team 0:00:04.462  
14 Phil Atwill (GBr) Rrp Ghost 0:00:04.499  
15 Brook Macdonald (NZl) Trek World Racing 0:00:04.745  
16 Brendan Fairclough (GBr) Gstaad-Scott 0:00:05.152  
17 Samuel Blenkinsop (NZl) Lapierre Gravity Republic 0:00:05.503  
18 Guillaume Cauvin (Fra) Hutchinson UR 0:00:05.786  
19 Florent Payet (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour 0:00:06.308  
20 Troy Brosnan (Aus) Specialized Racing DH 0:00:06.566  
21 Francisco Pardal (Por) 0:00:06.809  
22 Patrick Thome (Fra) Gstaad-Scott 0:00:07.011  
23 Sam Dale (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team 0:00:07.076  
24 Jack Moir (Aus) Bergamont Hayes World Team 0:00:08.338  
25 Steve Peat (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate 0:00:08.342  
26 Faustin Figaret (Fra) Commencal 0:00:08.570  
27 Marc Beaumont (GBr) GT Factory Racing 0:00:08.627  
28 David Trummer (Aut) Rrp Ghost 0:00:08.938  
29 Damien Spagnolo (Fra) MS Mondraker Team 0:00:08.953  
30 Bernard Kerr (GBr) Pivot Factory DH Team 0:00:09.047  
31 Harry Heath (GBr) Orange Dirt World Team, O'neal 0:00:09.511  
32 Mark Wallace (Can) Devinci Global Racing 0:00:09.842  
33 Alexandre Fayolle (Fra) 0:00:09.954  
34 Wyn Masters (NZl) Team Bulls - DH 0:00:09.960  
35 Pierre Charles Georges (Fra) Lac Blanc/Scott 0:00:10.114  
36 Oscar Harnstrom (Swe) 0:00:10.350  
37 Mathew Stuttard (GBr) 0:00:10.440  
38 Baptiste Pierron (Fra) 0:00:10.504  
39 Nick Beer (Swi) Devinci Global Racing 0:00:10.708  
40 George Gannicott (GBr) 0:00:10.824  
41 Harry Molloy (GBr) Rrp Ghost 0:00:10.896  
42 Jack Reading (GBr) SC Intense 0:00:10.980  
43 Edward Masters (NZl) Bergamont Hayes World Team 0:00:11.174  
44 Rupert Chapman (NZl) 0:00:11.232  
45 Romain Paulhan (Fra) 0:00:11.352  
46 Noel Niederberger (Swi) Gstaad-Scott 0:00:11.586  
47 Joseph Connell (GBr) SC Intense 0:00:11.860  
48 Terje Nylende (Nor) 0:00:11.967  
49 Adam Brayton (GBr) 0:00:12.056  
50 Benny Strasser (Ger) 0:00:12.176  
51 Slawomir Lukasik (Pol) 0:00:12.621  
52 Emanuel Pombo (Por) 0:00:12.816  
53 Kyle Sangers (Can) 0:00:12.946  
54 Charly Di Pasquale (Fra) 0:00:13.098  
55 Bryn Atkinson (Aus) 0:00:13.269  
56 Antonio Ferreiro Pajuelo (Spa) Evil Vengeance Tour 0:00:13.330  
57 Robin Wallner (Swe) W-Racing 0:00:14.032  
58 Quentin Chanudet (Fra) 0:00:14.428  
58 Jacques Bouvet (Ger) Team Bulls - DH    
60 Emyr Davies (GBr) 0:00:14.832  
61 Ivan Oziol (Fra) 0:00:15.708  
62 Stanislav Sehnal (Cze) Banshee Bikes Factory Team 0:00:15.936  
63 Carlo Caire (Ita) Gravitalia Squadra Corse 0:00:16.522  
64 Guillem Jorba Prats (Spa) 0:00:16.865  
65 Tiaan Odendaal (RSA) 0:00:17.108  
66 Benoit Bresset (Fra) 0:00:17.727  
67 Marcelo Gutierrez Villegas (Col) Giant Factory Off-Road Team 0:00:17.988  
68 Julien Piccolo (Fra) 0:00:18.438  
69 Gaetan Ruffin (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction 0:00:18.680  
70 Reece Potter (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team 0:00:20.050  
71 Vasco Gois Bica (Por) 0:00:20.425  
72 Alexander Kangas (Swe) 0:00:21.242  
73 Johannes Fischbach (Ger) Rrp Ghost 0:00:21.833  
74 Timothy Bentley (RSA) 0:00:32.375  
75 Michael Jones (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 0:00:33.445  
76 Bryn Dickerson (NZl) 0:00:36.636  
77 George Brannigan (NZl) Trek World Racing 0:01:11.592  
78 Neko Mulally (USA) Trek World Racing 0:01:14.012  
79 Cyrille Kurtz (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour 0:03:23.793  
80 Ruaridh Cunningham (GBr) Unior Tools Team 0:03:46.773  
DNF Angel Suarez Alonso (Spa)    
DNF Niklas Wallner (Swe) W-Racing    
DNS Ben Cathro (GBr)    
Teams
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Lapierre Gravity Republic 79  pts
2 Madison Saracen Factory Team 73  
3 GT Factory Racing 72  
4 Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 59  
5 Santa Cruz Syndicate 59  
6 Hutchinson UR 39  
7 Trek World Racing 38  
8 Specialized Racing DH 37  
9 MS Mondraker Team 25  
10 Giant Factory Off-Road Team 24  
11 Gstaad-Scott 24  
12 Fmd Racing 22  
13 Bergamont Hayes World Team 21  
14 Commencal / Riding Addiction 20  
15 RRP Ghost 20  
16 Kona Factory Team 18  
17 Blackthorn GT 16  
18 Evil Vengeance Tour 12  
19 Commencal 5  
20 Pivot Factory DH Team 1  
Elite men final World Cup standings
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Josh Bryceland (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate 1187  pts
2 Aaron Gwin (USA) Specialized Racing DH 1038  
3 Troy Brosnan (Aus) Specialized Racing DH 1025  
4 Samuel Hill (Aus) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 1024  
5 Gee Atherton (GBr) GT Factory Racing 813  
6 Matthew Simmonds (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team 745  
7 Greg Minnaar (RSA) Santa Cruz Syndicate 742  
8 Danny Hart (GBr) Giant Factory Off-Road Team 718  
9 Samuel Blenkinsop (NZl) Lapierre Gravity Republic 703  
10 Loic Bruni (Fra) Lapierre Gravity Republic 669  
11 Brook Macdonald (NZl) Trek World Racing 578  
12 Neko Mulally (USA) Trek World Racing 571  
13 Sam Dale (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team 511  
14 Markus Pekoll (Aut) MS Mondraker Team 476  
15 Marc Beaumont (GBr) GT Factory Racing 474  
16 Rémi Thirion (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction 468  
17 Brendan Fairclough (GBr) Gstaad-Scott 455  
18 Joseph Smith (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 444  
19 Steve Peat (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate 426  
20 Connor Fearon (Aus) Kona Factory Team 422  
21 Nick Beer (Swi) Devinci Global Racing 406  
22 George Brannigan (NZl) Trek World Racing 388  
23 Michael Jones (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 387  
24 Marcelo Gutierrez Villegas (Col) Giant Factory Off-Road Team 381  
25 Patrick Thome (Fra) Gstaad-Scott 378  
26 Greg Williamson (GBr) Trek World Racing 352  
27 Andrew Neethling (RSA) Giant Factory Off-Road Team 347  
28 Cameron Cole (NZl) Commencal / Riding Addiction 345  
29 Florent Payet (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour 343  
30 Harry Heath (GBr) Orange Dirt World Team, O'neal 330  
31 Guillaume Cauvin (Fra) Hutchinson UR 315  
32 Jack Moir (Aus) Bergamont Hayes World Team 312  
33 Edward Masters (NZl) Bergamont Hayes World Team 279  
34 Faustin Figaret (Fra) Commencal 276  
35 Wyn Masters (NZl) Team Bulls - DH 266  
36 Bryn Atkinson (Aus) 265  
37 Bernard Kerr (GBr) Pivot Factory DH Team 258  
38 Ruaridh Cunningham (GBr) Unior Tools Team 241  
39 Michael Hannah (Aus) Hutchinson UR 227  
40 Eliot Jackson (USA) Pivot Factory DH Team 219  
41 Pierre Charles Georges (Fra) Lac Blanc/Scott 218  
42 Antonio Ferreiro Pajuelo (Spa) Evil Vengeance Tour 217  
43 Harry Molloy (GBr) Rrp Ghost 214  
44 Dean Lucas (Aus) Devinci Global Racing 208  
45 Manuel Gruber (Aut) 207  
46 Damien Spagnolo (Fra) MS Mondraker Team 207  
47 Lorenzo Suding (Ita) 206  
48 Steve Smith (Can) Devinci Global Racing 205  
49 Johannes Fischbach (Ger) Rrp Ghost 205  
50 Jack Reading (GBr) SC Intense 198  
51 Ziga Pandur (Slo) Unior Tools Team 192  
52 Joseph Connell (GBr) SC Intense 184  
53 Mark Wallace (Can) Devinci Global Racing 179  
54 Thibaut Ruffin (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction 177  
55 Adam Brayton (GBr) 176  
56 Phil Atwill (GBr) Rrp Ghost 174  
57 Matthew Walker (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team 172  
58 Robin Wallner (Swe) W-Racing 166  
59 Noel Niederberger (Swi) Gstaad-Scott 149  
60 Rupert Chapman (NZl) 145  
61 Forrest Riesco (Can) 136  
62 Charly Di Pasquale (Fra) 133  
63 Alexandre Fayolle (Fra) 133  
64 Mathew Stuttard (GBr) 122  
65 George Gannicott (GBr) 122  
66 Isak Leivsson (Nor) 116  
67 Francisco Pardal (Por) 112  
68 Oscar Harnstrom (Swe) 112  
69 Romain Paulhan (Fra) 107  
70 Kyle Sangers (Can) 102  
71 Mitch Ropelato (USA) Specialized Racing DH 96  
72 David Trummer (Aut) Rrp Ghost 95  
73 Kevin Aiello (USA) 93  
74 Quentin Chanudet (Fra) 90  
75 Fraser Mcglone (GBr) Perth City Cycles 82  
76 Benny Strasser (Ger) 82  
77 Alexander Kangas (Swe) 81  
78 Bernat Guardia Pascual (Spa) 80  
79 Reece Potter (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team 72  
80 Johannes Von Klebelsberg (Ita) 72  
81 Aurélien Giordanengo (Fra) Hutchinson UR 71  
82 Benoit Coulanges (Fra) Roc VTT Oz En Oisans 70  
83 Timothy Bentley (RSA) 66  
84 Kirk Mcdowall (Can) 60  
85 Austin Warren (USA) 53  
86 Louis Hamilton (NZl) 53  
87 Graeme Mudd (Aus) 52  
88 Terje Nylende (Nor) 51  
89 Chris Kovarik (Aus) 50  
90 David Mcmillan (Aus) 50  
91 Tomas Slavik (Cze) 45  
92 Mckay Vezina (Can) 45  
93 Baptiste Pierron (Fra) 43  
94 Tiaan Odendaal (RSA) 42  
95 Carlo Caire (Ita) Gravitalia Squadra Corse 41  
96 Alex Bond (GBr) 40  
97 Lindsay Klein (Aus) 40  
98 Boris Tetzlaff (Aut) 40  
99 Niklas Wallner (Swe) W-Racing 39  
100 Maxime Chapuis (Swi) 37  
101 Martin Knapec (Svk) 36  
102 Emyr Davies (GBr) 36  
103 Slawomir Lukasik (Pol) 34  
104 Cyrille Kurtz (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour 34  
105 Matthew Beer (Can) 34  
106 Logan Binggeli (USA) 32  
107 Sebastiaan Van Steenbergen (USA) 32  
108 Jacques Bouvet (Ger) Team Bulls - DH 31  
109 Brent Smith (Aus) 30  
110 Peter Williams (GBr) 30  
111 Emanuel Pombo (Por) 29  
112 Stefan Garlicki (RSA) 28  
113 Ben Power (Aus) 28  
114 Richard Thomas (GBr) 28  
115 Matej Charvat (Cze) Banshee Bikes Factory Team 28  
116 Gaetan Ruffin (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction 26  
117 Tom Matthews (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team 25  
118 Samuel Bull (RSA) 24  
119 Dominik Gspan (Swi) 24  
120 Zakarias Blom Johansen (Nor) 24  
121 Fabien Cousinie (Fra) Hutchinson UR 23  
122 Jasper Jauch (Ger) 22  
123 Samuel Thibault (Can) 22  
124 Guy Gibbs (GBr) 21  
125 Jono Jones (GBr) 21  
126 Ivan Oziol (Fra) 20  
127 Gareth Brewin (GBr) 20  
128 Dan Sheridan (Irl) 20  
129 Stanislav Sehnal (Cze) Banshee Bikes Factory Team 19  
130 Craig Evans (GBr) 19  
131 Mario José Jarrin Molina (Ecu) 19  
132 Felix Heine (Ger) 19  
133 Trevyn Newpher (USA) 18  
134 Junya Nagata (Jpn) 18  
135 Rob Fraser (Can) 17  
136 Jonty Neethling (RSA) 17  
137 Guillem Jorba Prats (Spa) 17  
138 Oliver Burton (GBr) 17  
139 Lachlan Blair (GBr) 17  
140 Ben Furbee (USA) 16  
141 Brendan Moon (Aus) 16  
142 Benoit Bresset (Fra) 15  
143 Raphael Kammlein - Cutler (NZl) 15  
144 Hajime Imoto (Jpn) 15  
145 Rafael Gutierrez (Col) 14  
146 Gianluca Vernassa (Ita) Devinci Global Racing 14  
147 Luke Ball (GBr) 14  
148 Julien Piccolo (Fra) 13  
149 Dan Stanbridge (GBr) 13  
150 Chris Barlin (Aus) Green To Gold Race Development 13  
151 Thomas Crimmins (Aus) 13  
152 Ronan Taylor (GBr) 12  
153 Reon Boe (NZl) 11  
154 Yuki Kushima (Jpn) 11  
155 Morgan Gulland (GBr) 10  
156 Josh Lowe (GBr) 10  
157 Vasco Gois Bica (Por) 10  
158 Alexis Pujol (Fra) 9  
159 Francesco Colombo (Ita) Gravitalia Squadra Corse 9  
160 Remi Gauvin (Can) 9  
161 Scott Mears (GBr) 8  
162 Jesse Beare (Aus) 8  
163 Alasdair Fey (RSA) 8  
164 Michael Daniels (USA) 7  
165 Peter Knott (Aus) 7  
166 Kazuki Shimizu (Jpn) Madison Saracen Factory Team 7  
167 Mathieu Gallean (Fra) 6  
168 Dylan Conte (USA) 6  
169 Joshua Button (Aus) 6  
170 Travis Browning (RSA) 6  
171 Bernardo Neves Cruz (Bra) 5  
172 Bryn Dickerson (NZl) 5  
173 Sidney Slotegraaf (Can) 4  
Team final World Cup standings
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Lapierre Gravity Republic 477  pts
2 GT Factory Racing 465  
3 Madison Saracen Factory Team 458  
4 Santa Cruz Syndicate 414  
5 Specialized Racing DH 382  
6 Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof 358  
7 Trek World Racing 313  
8 Commencal / Riding Addiction 275  
9 Hutchinson UR 270  
10 Giant Factory Off-Road Team 244  
11 Gstaad-Scott 159  
12 Fmd Racing 135  
13 Devinci Global Racing 124  
14 Evil Vengeance Tour 119  
15 Bergamont Hayes World Team 114  
16 Pivot Factory DH Team 95  
17 MS Mondraker Team 89  
18 Kona Factory Team 77  
19 RRP Ghost 43  
20 Orange Dirt World Team, O'neal 37  
21 Unior Tools Team 36  
22 Blackthorn GT 20  
23 Green To Gold Race Development 17  
24 Lee Cougan Dirty Factory 10  
25 Banshee Bikes Factory Team 9  
26 Commencal 7  
27 Team Bulls - DH 2