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Trans Andes 2012

Date range:
January 23-28, 2012

January 23, Stage 1: 76.4km

Sahm wins opening Trans Andes stage

By:
Cycling News
Published:
January 24, 2012, 14:41 GMT,
Updated:
January 26, 2012, 21:04 GMT

McConneloug and Broderick lead mixed duo category

Stefan Sahm (Germany) leads the race across a ford.

Stefan Sahm (Germany) leads the race across a ford.

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German Stefan Sahm took first place and the overall lead after stage 1 of the Trans Andes Challenge between the town of Panguipulli and Huilo Huilo Natural Reserve, in the middle of the Chilean patagonia.

The race got underway at 10:00 am with 190 starters. The stage developed under a threatening skies and covered a mix of singletrack, secondary roads and pavement. It also included fording a beautiful river. Over 82km, racers climbed 2340m.

Sahm crossed the line in 3:45:56. American Jason Sager followed in second place at 3:48:25. Third place overall and first in the teams category went to Chilean Javier Püschel and Argentinian Luciano Caraccioli. Americans Mary McConneloug and Michael Broderick won the open mixed category with a time of 4:38:35.

On Tuesday, stage 2 will take racers just 50km, but will feature 2310m of climbing, completely within the Huilo Huilo Reserve.

Full Results

Men solo
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Stefan Sahm (Ger) 3:45:56  
2 Jason Sager (USA) 0:02:29  
3 Jan Dams (Bel) 0:18:41  
4 Alessandro Venturelli (Ita) 0:22:16  
5 Blake Harlan (USA) 0:25:44  
6 Renzo Corzini (Chi) 0:28:28  
7 Alfonso Cossio (Chi) 0:37:24  
8 Jordi Falgueras Payret (Spa) 0:45:17  
9 Adam Ossowski (Pol) 0:49:30  
10 José Antonio Riquelme (Chi) 0:49:36  
11 Brad Cob (GBr) 0:50:27  
12 Luuk Belga (Ned) 1:02:08  
13 Jim Salusbury (Can) 1:10:38  
14 Cederic Lyen (Bel) 1:10:58  
15 Juan José Hazbún (Chi) 1:13:16  
16 Christoph Stephan (Ger) 1:14:34  
17 Nathan Heaps (USA) 1:22:21  
18 Joaquín Echeverría (Ecu) 1:22:43  
19 Pietrus Swiegers (Nam) 1:24:20  
20 Sjoerd Tilstra (Ned) 1:29:20  
21 Carsten Bischoff (Ger) 1:39:00  
22 Bert Belga (Ned) 1:39:29  
23 Ryan Mendes (Tri) 1:41:32  
24 Jason Costelloe (Tri) 1:42:00  
25 Greg Martin (USA) 1:42:37  
26 Ian Owen (Gal) 1:47:00  
27 Cristóbal Cruz (Chi) 2:13:18  
28 Carlos Maldonado (PRc) 2:16:15  
29 Cristian Kind (Chi) 2:22:02  
30 Ramón Lopez (PRc) 2:26:10  
31 Jonathan Chester (Can) 2:26:16  
32 Daniel Restrepo (Col) 2:50:41  
33 TC Crawford (USA) 2:51:57  
34 Larry Rilley (USA) 2:52:02  
35 Jorge Riba (Pan) 2:54:40  
36 Rafael De Vitto (Arg) 3:04:12  
37 Christopher Smith (Tri) 3:11:33  
38 Carim Zogbi (Arg) 3:19:48  
39 Grant Harris (RSA) 3:22:52  
40 Jorge Urrutia (USA) 4:03:20  
41 Maximiliano Echeverría (Chi) 4:55:47  
Women solo
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Anja Dinter (Ger) 5:24:56  
2 Melanie Hunter (USA) 0:37:18  
Men Solo 45+
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Leon Van der Schoor (Ned) 4:56:31  
2 Zbigniew Wizner (Pol) 0:10:35  
3 Steve Walsh (Can) 0:12:18  
4 Stephen Lebovitz (USA) 0:13:59  
5 Frank Snyman (Nam) 0:14:19  
6 Gabriel González (Chi) 0:15:26  
7 John Ramsden (Can) 0:32:52  
8 Scott McCallum (USA) 0:38:17  
9 Rick D´Amico Jr (USA) 0:43:58  
10 David Burke (USA) 0:44:50  
11 Michael Talbert (USA) 0:48:09  
12 Monty Dersley (RSA) 0:50:57  
13 Thomas Borst (Ger) 0:51:49  
14 Felipe Sargent (Chi) 0:53:12  
15 Gustavo Rodolfo Marquez (Arg) 1:05:21  
16 Bob Faulkner (Can) 1:07:24  
17 Richard Dustan (Can)    
18 Scott Biddinger (USA) 1:07:25  
19 Kevin Maldonado (USA) 1:20:10  
20 Gerry McCuaig (Can) 1:40:05  
21 Joaquín Gil del Real (Pan) 1:40:07  
22 Andrés Correa (Col) 2:23:39  
23 Robert Souter (Can) 2:39:45  
24 Jorge Ricardo Riba (Pan) 4:04:12  
Mixed duo
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mary McConneloug (USA) & Michael Broderick (USA) 4:39:35  
2 Elisa García (Chi) & Claus Plaut (Chi) 0:17:17  
3 Trish Grajczyk (Can) & Erik Bakke (USA) 0:17:44  
4 Florencia Espiñeira (Chi) & Tomás Baeza (Chi) 0:27:14  
Men duo
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Javier Püschel (Chi) & Luciano Caraccioli (Arg) 3:56:22  
2 Hans Alfredo Tapia (Chi) & Saul Novoa (Chi) 0:11:52  
3 Juan Garcia (Arg) & Francisco Perez (Arg) 0:30:24  
4 Víctor Galvez (Chi) & Nicolás Prudencio (Chi) 0:33:16  
5 Paul Ensink (Ned) & Matthijs Pot (Ned) 0:51:40  
6 Benoit Simard (Can) & Jacques Gagne (Can) 0:58:48  
7 Pedro González (Chi) & Sebastián Figueroa (Chi) 1:01:30  
8 Michael Neser (RSA) & Christiaan Neser (RSA) 1:19:24  
9 Alexander Vermehren (Chi) & Ivan Neihual (Chi) 1:33:15  
10 Rolando Alfaro (Chi) & Roberto Alfaro (Chi) 1:44:15  
Mixed duo 60+
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Begoña Sylleros (Chi) & Cristóbal García Huidobro (Chi) 5:14:26  
Men duo 60+
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Carlos Cardemil (Chi) & José María Eyzaguirre (Chi) 4:26:36  
2 Giorgio Nattero (Chi) & Sergio Madrid (Chi) 0:00:15  
3 José Pablo Ramirez (Chi) & Gonzalo Aravena (Chi) 0:10:30  
4 Alberto Santiago (PRc) & Javier Lopez (PRc) 0:31:59  
5 Ben Swenka (USA) & Mike Quinn (USA) 0:47:55  
6 Mauricio Guguielmetti (Chi) & Julian Muñoz (Chi) 1:07:40  
7 Patricio Diaz (Chi) & Santiago Diaz (Chi) 1:07:52  
8 Edward Kaplun (Chi) & Anibal Baeza (Chi) 1:44:44  
9 Luis Lobo (Ven) & Luis Naranjo (Ven) 2:00:07  
10 Pablo Anguita (Chi) & Gonzalo San Martín (Chi) 2:17:55  
Mixed duo 80+
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Chris Carmichael (USA) & Rebecca Rusch (USA) 5:10:54  
2 Linda McGee (USA) & Rob McGee (USA) 0:26:31  
3 Vanessa Tirloni (Ita) & Aldo Zanardi (Ita) 1:12:54  
4 Irina Kukueva (Rus) & Valery Evgrafov (Rus) 1:16:08  
5 Ximena Martínez (Per) & Javier Serra (Spa) 3:57:51  
Men duo 80+
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Carsten Bresser (Ger) & Udo Bölts (Ger) 4:11:59  
2 Brian Vaughn (USA) & Yuri Hauswald (USA) 0:41:34  
3 Cristian Raab (Chi) & José Luis García (Chi) 1:11:52  
4 Friedrich Ricco (RSA) & Claude Van Cuyck (RSA) 1:13:04  
5 Klaus Ruebensaal (Ger) & Andreas Wittmann (Ger) 1:13:30  
6 Jeffrey Larson (USA) & Leonard Tullous (USA) 1:14:30  
7 Willem Van der Merwe (RSA) & Jeffry Willcocks (RSA) 1:22:13  
8 Jim Lehman (USA) & John Battista (USA) 1:32:49  
9 Wayne Brunyee (RSA) & Jan Hnizdo (RSA) 1:39:36  
10 Ben Morris (GBr) & Shane Dickinson (GBr) 2:02:26  
11 Jeremy Barret (GBr) & Stephen Jackson (GBr) 2:35:54  
12 Reuven Sztejfman (Isr) & Christopher Hoe (USA) 1:51:56  
DNF Denio Roberto M. Franco (Bra) & Paulo Coelho (Bra)    
DNF Graham Denny (GBr) & Rod Cairns (RSA)    
Mixed duo 100+
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Bill Glore (USA) & Mike Dannelley (USA) 4:51:01  
2 Harry Ensink (Ned) & Willy Welles (Ned) 0:06:04  
3 Thys Neser (RSA) & Brett Sachs (RSA) 0:45:42  
4 Graham Denny (GBr) & Rod Cairns (RSA) 1:18:04  
4 Sarah Webb (RSA) & Stewart Shaw-Tayloer (RSA) 2:08:51  
Half Andes Men solo
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Boris Pérez (Pan) 7:37:20  
2 Javier Crasemann (Chi) 0:50:40  
3 Luis Hernán Bustos (Chi) 0:50:41  
Half Andes Men solo 45+
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Augusto Coello (Chi) 8:28:00  
2 Axel Paul (Chi)    
Men solo general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Stefan Sahm (Ger) 3:45:56  
2 Jason Sager (USA) 0:02:29  
3 Jan Dams (Bel) 0:18:41  
4 Alessandro Venturelli (Ita) 0:22:16  
5 Blake Harlan (USA) 0:25:44  
6 Renzo Corzini (Chi) 0:28:28  
7 Alfonso Cossio (Chi) 0:37:24  
8 Jordi Falgueras Payret (Spa) 0:45:17  
9 Adam Ossowski (Pol) 0:49:30  
10 José Antonio Riquelme (Chi) 0:49:36  
11 Brad Cob (GBr) 0:50:27  
12 Luuk Belga (Ned) 1:02:08  
13 Jim Salusbury (Can) 1:10:38  
14 Cederic Lyen (Bel) 1:10:58  
15 Juan José Hazbún (Chi) 1:13:16  
16 Christoph Stephan (Ger) 1:14:34  
17 Nathan Heaps (USA) 1:22:21  
18 Joaquín Echeverría (Ecu) 1:22:43  
19 Pietrus Swiegers (Nam) 1:24:20  
20 Sjoerd Tilstra (Ned) 1:29:20  
21 Carsten Bischoff (Ger) 1:39:00  
22 Bert Belga (Ned) 1:39:29  
23 Ryan Mendes (Tri) 1:41:32  
24 Jason Costelloe (Tri) 1:42:00  
25 Greg Martin (USA) 1:42:37  
26 Ian Owen (Gal) 1:47:00  
27 Cristóbal Cruz (Chi) 2:13:18  
28 Carlos Maldonado (PRc) 2:16:15  
29 Cristian Kind (Chi) 2:22:02  
30 Ramón Lopez (PRc) 2:26:10  
31 Jonathan Chester (Can) 2:26:16  
32 Daniel Restrepo (Col) 2:50:41  
33 TC Crawford (USA) 2:51:57  
34 Larry Rilley (USA) 2:52:02  
35 Jorge Riba (Pan) 2:54:40  
36 Rafael De Vitto (Arg) 3:04:12  
37 Christopher Smith (Tri) 3:11:33  
38 Carim Zogbi (Arg) 3:19:48  
39 Grant Harris (RSA) 3:22:52  
40 Jorge Urrutia (USA) 4:03:20  
41 Maximiliano Echeverría (Chi) 4:55:47  
Women solo general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Anja Dinter (Ger) 5:24:56  
2 Melanie Hunter (USA) 0:37:18  
Men Solo 45+ general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Leon Van der Schoor (Ned) 4:56:31  
2 Zbigniew Wizner (Pol) 0:10:35  
3 Steve Walsh (Can) 0:12:18  
4 Stephen Lebovitz (USA) 0:13:59  
5 Frank Snyman (Nam) 0:14:19  
6 Gabriel González (Chi) 0:15:26  
7 John Ramsden (Can) 0:32:52  
8 Scott McCallum (USA) 0:38:17  
9 Rick D´Amico Jr (USA) 0:43:58  
10 David Burke (USA) 0:44:50  
11 Michael Talbert (USA) 0:48:09  
12 Monty Dersley (RSA) 0:50:57  
13 Thomas Borst (Ger) 0:51:49  
14 Felipe Sargent (Chi) 0:53:12  
15 Gustavo Rodolfo Marquez (Arg) 1:05:21  
16 Bob Faulkner (Can) 1:07:24  
17 Richard Dustan (Can)    
18 Scott Biddinger (USA) 1:07:25  
19 Kevin Maldonado (USA) 1:20:10  
20 Gerry McCuaig (Can) 1:40:05  
21 Joaquín Gil del Real (Pan) 1:40:07  
22 Andrés Correa (Col) 2:23:39  
23 Robert Souter (Can) 2:39:45  
24 Jorge Ricardo Riba (Pan) 4:04:12  
Mixed duo general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Mary McConneloug (USA) & Michael Broderick (USA) 4:39:35  
2 Elisa García (Chi) & Claus Plaut (Chi) 0:17:17  
3 Trish Grajczyk (Can) & Erik Bakke (USA) 0:17:44  
4 Florencia Espiñeira (Chi) & Tomás Baeza (Chi) 0:27:14  
Men duo general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Javier Püschel (Chi) & Luciano Caraccioli (Arg) 3:56:22  
2 Hans Alfredo Tapia (Chi) & Saul Novoa (Chi) 0:11:52  
3 Juan Garcia (Arg) & Francisco Perez (Arg) 0:30:24  
4 Víctor Galvez (Chi) & Nicolás Prudencio (Chi) 0:33:16  
5 Paul Ensink (Ned) & Matthijs Pot (Ned) 0:51:40  
6 Benoit Simard (Can) & Jacques Gagne (Can) 0:58:48  
7 Pedro González (Chi) & Sebastián Figueroa (Chi) 1:01:30  
8 Michael Neser (RSA) & Christiaan Neser (RSA) 1:19:24  
9 Alexander Vermehren (Chi) & Ivan Neihual (Chi) 1:33:15  
10 Rolando Alfaro (Chi) & Roberto Alfaro (Chi) 1:44:15  
Mixed duo 60+ general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Begoña Sylleros (Chi) & Cristóbal García Huidobro (Chi) 5:14:26  
Men duo 60+ general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Carlos Cardemil (Chi) & José María Eyzaguirre (Chi) 4:26:36  
2 Giorgio Nattero (Chi) & Sergio Madrid (Chi) 0:00:15  
3 José Pablo Ramirez (Chi) & Gonzalo Aravena (Chi) 0:10:30  
4 Alberto Santiago (PRc) & Javier Lopez (PRc) 0:31:59  
5 Ben Swenka (USA) & Mike Quinn (USA) 0:47:55  
6 Mauricio Guguielmetti (Chi) & Julian Muñoz (Chi) 1:07:40  
7 Patricio Diaz (Chi) & Santiago Diaz (Chi) 1:07:52  
8 Edward Kaplun (Chi) & Anibal Baeza (Chi) 1:44:44  
9 Luis Lobo (Ven) & Luis Naranjo (Ven) 2:00:07  
10 Pablo Anguita (Chi) & Gonzalo San Martín (Chi) 2:17:55  
Mixed duo 80+ general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Chris Carmichael (USA) & Rebecca Rusch (USA) 5:10:54  
2 Linda McGee (USA) & Rob McGee (USA) 0:26:31  
3 Vanessa Tirloni (Ita) & Aldo Zanardi (Ita) 1:12:54  
4 Irina Kukueva (Rus) & Valery Evgrafov (Rus) 1:16:08  
5 Ximena Martínez (Per) & Javier Serra (Spa) 3:57:51  
Men duo 80+ general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Carsten Bresser (Ger) & Udo Bölts (Ger) 4:11:59  
2 Brian Vaughn (USA) & Yuri Hauswald (USA) 0:41:34  
3 Cristian Raab (Chi) & José Luis García (Chi) 1:11:52  
4 Friedrich Ricco (RSA) & Claude Van Cuyck (RSA) 1:13:04  
5 Klaus Ruebensaal (Ger) & Andreas Wittmann (Ger) 1:13:30  
6 Jeffrey Larson (USA) & Leonard Tullous (USA) 1:14:30  
7 Willem Van der Merwe (RSA) & Jeffry Willcocks (RSA) 1:22:13  
8 Jim Lehman (USA) & John Battista (USA) 1:32:49  
9 Wayne Brunyee (RSA) & Jan Hnizdo (RSA) 1:39:36  
10 Ben Morris (GBr) & Shane Dickinson (GBr) 2:02:26  
11 Jeremy Barret (GBr) & Stephen Jackson (GBr) 2:35:54  
12 Reuven Sztejfman (Isr) & Christopher Hoe (USA) 1:51:56  
DNF Denio Roberto M. Franco (Bra) & Paulo Coelho (Bra)    
DNF Graham Denny (GBr) & Rod Cairns (RSA)    
Mixed duo 100+ general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Bill Glore (USA) & Mike Dannelley (USA) 4:51:01  
2 Harry Ensink (Ned) & Willy Welles (Ned) 0:06:04  
3 Thys Neser (RSA) & Brett Sachs (RSA) 0:45:42  
4 Graham Denny (GBr) & Rod Cairns (RSA) 1:18:04  
4 Sarah Webb (RSA) & Stewart Shaw-Tayloer (RSA) 2:08:51  
Half Andes Men solo general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Boris Pérez (Pan) 7:37:20  
2 Javier Crasemann (Chi) 0:50:40  
3 Luis Hernán Bustos (Chi) 0:50:41  
Half Andes Men solo 45+ general classification after stage 1
# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Augusto Coello (Chi) 8:28:00  
2 Axel Paul (Chi)