Hill claims Méribel downhill World Cup

Simmonds and Bryceland round out podium

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) TeamResult
1Samuel Hill (Aus) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof0:03:16.400 
2Matthew Simmonds (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team0:00:00.366 
3Josh Bryceland (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate0:00:00.530 
4Loic Bruni (Fra) Lapierre Gravity Republic0:00:01.075 
5Gee Atherton (GBr) GT Factory Racing0:00:01.103 
6Aaron Gwin (USA) Specialized Racing DH0:00:01.303 
7Danny Hart (GBr) Giant Factory Off-Road Team0:00:02.906 
8Markus Pekoll (Aut) MS Mondraker Team0:00:03.825 
9Greg Williamson (GBr) Trek World Racing0:00:03.844 
10Greg Minnaar (RSA) Santa Cruz Syndicate0:00:04.102 
11Rémi Thirion (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction0:00:04.150 
12Joseph Smith (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof0:00:04.323 
13Connor Fearon (Aus) Kona Factory Team0:00:04.462 
14Phil Atwill (GBr) Rrp Ghost0:00:04.499 
15Brook Macdonald (NZl) Trek World Racing0:00:04.745 
16Brendan Fairclough (GBr) Gstaad-Scott0:00:05.152 
17Samuel Blenkinsop (NZl) Lapierre Gravity Republic0:00:05.503 
18Guillaume Cauvin (Fra) Hutchinson UR0:00:05.786 
19Florent Payet (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour0:00:06.308 
20Troy Brosnan (Aus) Specialized Racing DH0:00:06.566 
21Francisco Pardal (Por)0:00:06.809 
22Patrick Thome (Fra) Gstaad-Scott0:00:07.011 
23Sam Dale (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team0:00:07.076 
24Jack Moir (Aus) Bergamont Hayes World Team0:00:08.338 
25Steve Peat (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate0:00:08.342 
26Faustin Figaret (Fra) Commencal0:00:08.570 
27Marc Beaumont (GBr) GT Factory Racing0:00:08.627 
28David Trummer (Aut) Rrp Ghost0:00:08.938 
29Damien Spagnolo (Fra) MS Mondraker Team0:00:08.953 
30Bernard Kerr (GBr) Pivot Factory DH Team0:00:09.047 
31Harry Heath (GBr) Orange Dirt World Team, O'neal0:00:09.511 
32Mark Wallace (Can) Devinci Global Racing0:00:09.842 
33Alexandre Fayolle (Fra)0:00:09.954 
34Wyn Masters (NZl) Team Bulls - DH0:00:09.960 
35Pierre Charles Georges (Fra) Lac Blanc/Scott0:00:10.114 
36Oscar Harnstrom (Swe)0:00:10.350 
37Mathew Stuttard (GBr)0:00:10.440 
38Baptiste Pierron (Fra)0:00:10.504 
39Nick Beer (Swi) Devinci Global Racing0:00:10.708 
40George Gannicott (GBr)0:00:10.824 
41Harry Molloy (GBr) Rrp Ghost0:00:10.896 
42Jack Reading (GBr) SC Intense0:00:10.980 
43Edward Masters (NZl) Bergamont Hayes World Team0:00:11.174 
44Rupert Chapman (NZl)0:00:11.232 
45Romain Paulhan (Fra)0:00:11.352 
46Noel Niederberger (Swi) Gstaad-Scott0:00:11.586 
47Joseph Connell (GBr) SC Intense0:00:11.860 
48Terje Nylende (Nor)0:00:11.967 
49Adam Brayton (GBr)0:00:12.056 
50Benny Strasser (Ger)0:00:12.176 
51Slawomir Lukasik (Pol)0:00:12.621 
52Emanuel Pombo (Por)0:00:12.816 
53Kyle Sangers (Can)0:00:12.946 
54Charly Di Pasquale (Fra)0:00:13.098 
55Bryn Atkinson (Aus)0:00:13.269 
56Antonio Ferreiro Pajuelo (Spa) Evil Vengeance Tour0:00:13.330 
57Robin Wallner (Swe) W-Racing0:00:14.032 
58Quentin Chanudet (Fra)0:00:14.428 
58Jacques Bouvet (Ger) Team Bulls - DH  
60Emyr Davies (GBr)0:00:14.832 
61Ivan Oziol (Fra)0:00:15.708 
62Stanislav Sehnal (Cze) Banshee Bikes Factory Team0:00:15.936 
63Carlo Caire (Ita) Gravitalia Squadra Corse0:00:16.522 
64Guillem Jorba Prats (Spa)0:00:16.865 
65Tiaan Odendaal (RSA)0:00:17.108 
66Benoit Bresset (Fra)0:00:17.727 
67Marcelo Gutierrez Villegas (Col) Giant Factory Off-Road Team0:00:17.988 
68Julien Piccolo (Fra)0:00:18.438 
69Gaetan Ruffin (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction0:00:18.680 
70Reece Potter (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team0:00:20.050 
71Vasco Gois Bica (Por)0:00:20.425 
72Alexander Kangas (Swe)0:00:21.242 
73Johannes Fischbach (Ger) Rrp Ghost0:00:21.833 
74Timothy Bentley (RSA)0:00:32.375 
75Michael Jones (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof0:00:33.445 
76Bryn Dickerson (NZl)0:00:36.636 
77George Brannigan (NZl) Trek World Racing0:01:11.592 
78Neko Mulally (USA) Trek World Racing0:01:14.012 
79Cyrille Kurtz (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour0:03:23.793 
80Ruaridh Cunningham (GBr) Unior Tools Team0:03:46.773 
DNFAngel Suarez Alonso (Spa)  
DNFNiklas Wallner (Swe) W-Racing  
DNSBen Cathro (GBr)  
Teams
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lapierre Gravity Republic79 pts
2Madison Saracen Factory Team73 
3GT Factory Racing72 
4Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof59 
5Santa Cruz Syndicate59 
6Hutchinson UR39 
7Trek World Racing38 
8Specialized Racing DH37 
9MS Mondraker Team25 
10Giant Factory Off-Road Team24 
11Gstaad-Scott24 
12Fmd Racing22 
13Bergamont Hayes World Team21 
14Commencal / Riding Addiction20 
15RRP Ghost20 
16Kona Factory Team18 
17Blackthorn GT16 
18Evil Vengeance Tour12 
19Commencal5 
20Pivot Factory DH Team1 
Elite men final World Cup standings
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Josh Bryceland (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate1187 pts
2Aaron Gwin (USA) Specialized Racing DH1038 
3Troy Brosnan (Aus) Specialized Racing DH1025 
4Samuel Hill (Aus) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof1024 
5Gee Atherton (GBr) GT Factory Racing813 
6Matthew Simmonds (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team745 
7Greg Minnaar (RSA) Santa Cruz Syndicate742 
8Danny Hart (GBr) Giant Factory Off-Road Team718 
9Samuel Blenkinsop (NZl) Lapierre Gravity Republic703 
10Loic Bruni (Fra) Lapierre Gravity Republic669 
11Brook Macdonald (NZl) Trek World Racing578 
12Neko Mulally (USA) Trek World Racing571 
13Sam Dale (GBr) Madison Saracen Factory Team511 
14Markus Pekoll (Aut) MS Mondraker Team476 
15Marc Beaumont (GBr) GT Factory Racing474 
16Rémi Thirion (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction468 
17Brendan Fairclough (GBr) Gstaad-Scott455 
18Joseph Smith (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof444 
19Steve Peat (GBr) Santa Cruz Syndicate426 
20Connor Fearon (Aus) Kona Factory Team422 
21Nick Beer (Swi) Devinci Global Racing406 
22George Brannigan (NZl) Trek World Racing388 
23Michael Jones (GBr) Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof387 
24Marcelo Gutierrez Villegas (Col) Giant Factory Off-Road Team381 
25Patrick Thome (Fra) Gstaad-Scott378 
26Greg Williamson (GBr) Trek World Racing352 
27Andrew Neethling (RSA) Giant Factory Off-Road Team347 
28Cameron Cole (NZl) Commencal / Riding Addiction345 
29Florent Payet (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour343 
30Harry Heath (GBr) Orange Dirt World Team, O'neal330 
31Guillaume Cauvin (Fra) Hutchinson UR315 
32Jack Moir (Aus) Bergamont Hayes World Team312 
33Edward Masters (NZl) Bergamont Hayes World Team279 
34Faustin Figaret (Fra) Commencal276 
35Wyn Masters (NZl) Team Bulls - DH266 
36Bryn Atkinson (Aus)265 
37Bernard Kerr (GBr) Pivot Factory DH Team258 
38Ruaridh Cunningham (GBr) Unior Tools Team241 
39Michael Hannah (Aus) Hutchinson UR227 
40Eliot Jackson (USA) Pivot Factory DH Team219 
41Pierre Charles Georges (Fra) Lac Blanc/Scott218 
42Antonio Ferreiro Pajuelo (Spa) Evil Vengeance Tour217 
43Harry Molloy (GBr) Rrp Ghost214 
44Dean Lucas (Aus) Devinci Global Racing208 
45Manuel Gruber (Aut)207 
46Damien Spagnolo (Fra) MS Mondraker Team207 
47Lorenzo Suding (Ita)206 
48Steve Smith (Can) Devinci Global Racing205 
49Johannes Fischbach (Ger) Rrp Ghost205 
50Jack Reading (GBr) SC Intense198 
51Ziga Pandur (Slo) Unior Tools Team192 
52Joseph Connell (GBr) SC Intense184 
53Mark Wallace (Can) Devinci Global Racing179 
54Thibaut Ruffin (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction177 
55Adam Brayton (GBr)176 
56Phil Atwill (GBr) Rrp Ghost174 
57Matthew Walker (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team172 
58Robin Wallner (Swe) W-Racing166 
59Noel Niederberger (Swi) Gstaad-Scott149 
60Rupert Chapman (NZl)145 
61Forrest Riesco (Can)136 
62Charly Di Pasquale (Fra)133 
63Alexandre Fayolle (Fra)133 
64Mathew Stuttard (GBr)122 
65George Gannicott (GBr)122 
66Isak Leivsson (Nor)116 
67Francisco Pardal (Por)112 
68Oscar Harnstrom (Swe)112 
69Romain Paulhan (Fra)107 
70Kyle Sangers (Can)102 
71Mitch Ropelato (USA) Specialized Racing DH96 
72David Trummer (Aut) Rrp Ghost95 
73Kevin Aiello (USA)93 
74Quentin Chanudet (Fra)90 
75Fraser Mcglone (GBr) Perth City Cycles82 
76Benny Strasser (Ger)82 
77Alexander Kangas (Swe)81 
78Bernat Guardia Pascual (Spa)80 
79Reece Potter (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team72 
80Johannes Von Klebelsberg (Ita)72 
81Aurélien Giordanengo (Fra) Hutchinson UR71 
82Benoit Coulanges (Fra) Roc VTT Oz En Oisans70 
83Timothy Bentley (RSA)66 
84Kirk Mcdowall (Can)60 
85Austin Warren (USA)53 
86Louis Hamilton (NZl)53 
87Graeme Mudd (Aus)52 
88Terje Nylende (Nor)51 
89Chris Kovarik (Aus)50 
90David Mcmillan (Aus)50 
91Tomas Slavik (Cze)45 
92Mckay Vezina (Can)45 
93Baptiste Pierron (Fra)43 
94Tiaan Odendaal (RSA)42 
95Carlo Caire (Ita) Gravitalia Squadra Corse41 
96Alex Bond (GBr)40 
97Lindsay Klein (Aus)40 
98Boris Tetzlaff (Aut)40 
99Niklas Wallner (Swe) W-Racing39 
100Maxime Chapuis (Swi)37 
101Martin Knapec (Svk)36 
102Emyr Davies (GBr)36 
103Slawomir Lukasik (Pol)34 
104Cyrille Kurtz (Fra) Evil Vengeance Tour34 
105Matthew Beer (Can)34 
106Logan Binggeli (USA)32 
107Sebastiaan Van Steenbergen (USA)32 
108Jacques Bouvet (Ger) Team Bulls - DH31 
109Brent Smith (Aus)30 
110Peter Williams (GBr)30 
111Emanuel Pombo (Por)29 
112Stefan Garlicki (RSA)28 
113Ben Power (Aus)28 
114Richard Thomas (GBr)28 
115Matej Charvat (Cze) Banshee Bikes Factory Team28 
116Gaetan Ruffin (Fra) Commencal / Riding Addiction26 
117Tom Matthews (NZl) Banshee Bikes Factory Team25 
118Samuel Bull (RSA)24 
119Dominik Gspan (Swi)24 
120Zakarias Blom Johansen (Nor)24 
121Fabien Cousinie (Fra) Hutchinson UR23 
122Jasper Jauch (Ger)22 
123Samuel Thibault (Can)22 
124Guy Gibbs (GBr)21 
125Jono Jones (GBr)21 
126Ivan Oziol (Fra)20 
127Gareth Brewin (GBr)20 
128Dan Sheridan (Irl)20 
129Stanislav Sehnal (Cze) Banshee Bikes Factory Team19 
130Craig Evans (GBr)19 
131Mario José Jarrin Molina (Ecu)19 
132Felix Heine (Ger)19 
133Trevyn Newpher (USA)18 
134Junya Nagata (Jpn)18 
135Rob Fraser (Can)17 
136Jonty Neethling (RSA)17 
137Guillem Jorba Prats (Spa)17 
138Oliver Burton (GBr)17 
139Lachlan Blair (GBr)17 
140Ben Furbee (USA)16 
141Brendan Moon (Aus)16 
142Benoit Bresset (Fra)15 
143Raphael Kammlein - Cutler (NZl)15 
144Hajime Imoto (Jpn)15 
145Rafael Gutierrez (Col)14 
146Gianluca Vernassa (Ita) Devinci Global Racing14 
147Luke Ball (GBr)14 
148Julien Piccolo (Fra)13 
149Dan Stanbridge (GBr)13 
150Chris Barlin (Aus) Green To Gold Race Development13 
151Thomas Crimmins (Aus)13 
152Ronan Taylor (GBr)12 
153Reon Boe (NZl)11 
154Yuki Kushima (Jpn)11 
155Morgan Gulland (GBr)10 
156Josh Lowe (GBr)10 
157Vasco Gois Bica (Por)10 
158Alexis Pujol (Fra)9 
159Francesco Colombo (Ita) Gravitalia Squadra Corse9 
160Remi Gauvin (Can)9 
161Scott Mears (GBr)8 
162Jesse Beare (Aus)8 
163Alasdair Fey (RSA)8 
164Michael Daniels (USA)7 
165Peter Knott (Aus)7 
166Kazuki Shimizu (Jpn) Madison Saracen Factory Team7 
167Mathieu Gallean (Fra)6 
168Dylan Conte (USA)6 
169Joshua Button (Aus)6 
170Travis Browning (RSA)6 
171Bernardo Neves Cruz (Bra)5 
172Bryn Dickerson (NZl)5 
173Sidney Slotegraaf (Can)4 
Team final World Cup standings
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lapierre Gravity Republic477 pts
2GT Factory Racing465 
3Madison Saracen Factory Team458 
4Santa Cruz Syndicate414 
5Specialized Racing DH382 
6Chain Reaction Cycles.Com / Nukeproof358 
7Trek World Racing313 
8Commencal / Riding Addiction275 
9Hutchinson UR270 
10Giant Factory Off-Road Team244 
11Gstaad-Scott159 
12Fmd Racing135 
13Devinci Global Racing124 
14Evil Vengeance Tour119 
15Bergamont Hayes World Team114 
16Pivot Factory DH Team95 
17MS Mondraker Team89 
18Kona Factory Team77 
19RRP Ghost43 
20Orange Dirt World Team, O'neal37 
21Unior Tools Team36 
22Blackthorn GT20 
23Green To Gold Race Development17 
24Lee Cougan Dirty Factory10 
25Banshee Bikes Factory Team9 
26Commencal7 
27Team Bulls - DH2 
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