Petter Fagerhaug wins U23 men's World Cup opener

Norwegian wins ahead of Martins Blums and Sebastian Carstensen

The 2017 Cross-country World Cup opened on Saturday in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic, with the Under-23 men. Norway's Petter Fagerhaug (Norwegian National Team) quickly took control of the race and was only challenged briefly by Latvian Martins Blums (ZZK). Fagerhaug beat Blums by 35 seconds in the end, with Sebastian Carstensen (CST Sandd American Eagle) taking third, a further five seconds back.

Full Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Petter Fagerhaug (Nor)1:16:39 
2Martins Blums (Lat) ZZK0:00:35 
3Sebastian Fini Carstensen (Den) CST Sandd American Eagle MTB Racing Team0:00:40 
4Sasu Halme (Fin)0:00:54 
5Gioele Bertolini (Ita) Team Nob Selle Italia0:01:07 
6Alan Hatherly (RSA)0:01:12 
7Georg Egger (Ger)0:01:34 
8Peter Disera (Can) Norco Factory Team XC0:01:47 
9Ben Oliver (NZl) NZ Performance Hub Powered By Subway0:01:59 
10Filippo Colombo (Swi) Velo Club Monte Tamaro0:02:18 
11Neilo Perrin Ganier (Fra) Massi0:02:21 
12Wout Alleman (Bel)0:02:23 
13Eskil Evensen-Lie (Nor)0:02:33 
14Christopher Blevins (USA)0:02:34 
15Lukas Baum (Ger) Kurschat Consulting Racing Team0:02:44 
16Reece Tucknott (Aus)0:02:45 
17Joshua Dubau (Fra)0:03:09 
18Jonas Lindberg (Den)0:03:11 
19Maximilian Foidl (Aut)0:03:18 
20Erik Haegstad (Nor)0:03:21 
21David Nordemann (Ned) CST Sandd American Eagle MTB Racing Team0:03:33 
22Lucas Dubau (Fra)0:03:35 
23Nadir Colledani (Ita) Torpado Gabogas0:03:36 
24Simon Vitzthum (Swi)0:03:51 
25Josep Duran Reig (Spa) Primaflor Mondraker0:03:58 
26Tasman Nankervis (Aus)0:04:03 
27Noah Blochlinger (Swi) Fischer-BMC0:04:06 
28Alessandro Naspi (Ita)  
29Ben Bradley (Aus)0:04:10 
30Clement Berthet (Fra) BH-Srsuntour-KMC0:04:14 
31Manuel Fasnacht (Swi) Wheeler Pro Team0:04:25 
32Johannes Blasi (Ger)0:04:27 
33Jack Compton (NZl) Elios-Srsuntour Pro Team0:04:34 
34Joris Ryf (Swi) Wheeler Pro Team0:04:39 
35Nick Burki (Swi) Bike Team Solothurn0:04:47 
36Maxime Loret (Fra) Scott Creuse Oxygene Gueret0:04:51 
37Matej Prudek (Cze)0:04:55 
38Luke Vrouwenvelder (USA) Bear Development Team0:05:00 
39Jakub Zamrozniak (Pol) Volkswagen Samochody Uzytkowe MTB Team0:05:09 
40Frazer Clacherty (GBr)0:05:22 
41Jan Vastl (Cze)0:05:26 
42Rok Naglic (Slo)  
43Martin Dina (Hun) Nella Trek Team0:05:27 
44Vital Albin (Swi) Bike Team Solothurn0:05:37 
45Erno Mccrae (Bel)0:05:49 
46Milan Vader (Ned)0:05:51 
47Attila Valter (Hun) Cube-Csomor MTB Team  
48Benoit Jeanniard (Fra)0:05:53 
49Simon Andreassen (Den) Specialized Racing0:05:54 
50Stanislav Antonov (Rus) Format-Udmurtia0:05:55 
51Antoine Philipp (Fra) Veloroc BMC0:06:03 
52Arnaud Hertling (Swi) Team VTT BMC Fribourg0:06:11 
53Lars Hubacher (Swi)0:06:13 
54Luca Schwarzbauer (Ger)0:06:15 
55Anthony Zaragoza (Fra) Calvisson VTT0:06:20 
56Guy Sessler (Isr)0:06:30 
57Craig Oliver (NZl) NZ Performance Hub Powered By Subway0:06:31 
58Dominique Sitta (Ita) RDR Italia Factory0:06:36 
59Niklas Schehl (Ger)0:06:39 
60Dario Thoma (Swi)0:06:40 
61Piotr Konwa (Pol)  
62Michael Potter (Aus)0:07:00 
63Marceli Boguslawski (Pol) Volkswagen Samochody Uzytkowe MTB Team0:07:03 
64Ivan Filatov (Rus)0:07:05 
65Raphael Gay (Fra) Scott Creuse Oxygene Gueret0:07:09 
66Thibaud Saint Guilhem (Fra) Calvisson VTT0:07:12 
67Sean Fincham (Can)0:07:15 
68Leo Lhomme (Swi) Team VTT BMC Fribourg0:07:16 
69Michal Topor (Pol)  
70Axel Zingle (Fra) Materiel-Velo.com0:07:20 
71Simon Gourc (Fra) Team Vosges VTT0:07:21 
72Ramon Lauener (Swi) JB Brunex Felt Team  
73Kevin Kuhn (Swi) Scott Development MTB Team0:07:37 
74Filip Helta (Pol)0:07:42 
75Cole Paton (USA)  
76Pierre De Froidmont (Bel) Merida Wallonie MTB Team0:07:51 
77Jan Rajchart (Cze)0:07:56 
78Marc Andre Fortier (Can) Pivot Cycles - OTE0:08:00 
79Ursin Spescha (Swi) Bike Team Solothurn0:08:05 
80Matej Ulik (Svk)0:08:09 
81Lukas Kobes (Cze)0:08:10 
82Moreno Pellizzon (Ita)0:08:13 
83Callum Carson (Aus)0:08:16 
84Marc Bouwmeester (Ned)0:08:19 
85Sven Strahle (Ger) German Technology Racing0:08:27 
86Tobias Eise (Ger)0:08:39 
87Vinzent Dorn (Ger)0:08:45 
88Jose Gerardo Ulloa Arevalo (Mex) Conade Code Gto Specialized Pro Cycling Team0:08:47 
89Timon Ruegg (Swi) Scott Development MTB Team  
90Thibault Daniel (Fra) Veloroc BMC0:08:48 
91Santiago Mesa Pietralunga (Col)0:08:49 
92Lars Koch (Ger)  
93Joao Rocha (Por)0:08:50 
94Guy Leshem (Isr)0:09:02 
95Martin Gallardo (Arg)0:09:07 
96Francesco Bonetto (Ita) Elios-Srsuntour Pro Team0:09:08 
97Mickael Brunello (Fra) Veloroc BMC0:09:10 
98Jerry Dufour (USA) Bear Development Team0:09:19 
99Gareth Cannon (NZl) NZ Performance Hub Powered by Subway  
100Alessio Agostinelli (Ita)0:09:25 
101Edward Anderson (USA)0:09:32 
102Florian Roch (Fra) Materiel-Velo.com0:09:36 
103Bastien Michaud (Fra) Velo Club Ornans0:09:40 
104Florian Buffard (Fra) Velo Club Ornans  
105Sandro Trevisani (Swi) Team Dom Cycle0:09:48 
106Gregor Krajnc (Slo)0:09:52 
107Luis Neff (Ger) German Technology Racing  
108Christian Brocchi (Ita) Elios-Srsuntour Pro Team0:09:56 
109Daniel Johnson (USA) Bear Development Team0:10:20 
110Kirill Smirnov (Rus)0:10:33 
111Alex Bregenzer (Ger)0:10:36 
112Vincent Sibille (Fra) Team Vosges VTT0:10:49 
113Henrik Jansson (Swe)0:11:06 
114Paul Taillandier (Fra) Velo Club Ornans0:11:07 
115Ori Leonzini (Isr)0:11:18 
116Jakub Kadlec (Cze) Ceska Sporitelna Specialized Junior MTB Team0:11:24 
117Florian Wimmer (Aut)0:11:25 
118Arsentii Vavilov (Rus)0:11:58 
119Felix Klausmann (Ger)0:12:01 
120Tom Van Ingelgom (Bel) KTM Bike Vision  
121Jochen De Vocht (Bel) KTM Bike Vision0:12:02 
122Ainur Akhmetov (Rus)  
123Andreas Egger (Ger)0:12:14 
124Eddy Steible (Fra) Team Vosges VTT0:12:28 
125Aymeric Jamet (Fra) Materiel-Velo.com0:12:55 
126Jarrod Van Den Heever (RSA)0:13:39 
127Moritz Bscherer (Aut) KTM Pro Team0:13:57 
128Filip Sklenarik (Svk)0:14:22 
129Remy Denervaud (Swi) Team Dom Cycle  
130Daniel Dina (Hun) Cube-Csomor MTB Team  
131Dario Gemperle (Swi) Scott Development MTB Team  
132Shakir Adilov (Kaz)  
133Lucas Winiger (Fra) Velo Club Ornans  
134Tim Feinauer (Ger) German Technology Racing  
135David Horvath (Ger)  
136Reinhard Zellhuber (RSA)  
137Bartosz Dziadkowiec (Pol) Head Pro Team  
138Lucas Strittmatter (Swi) Scott Development MTB Team  
139Luke Brame (Aus)  
140Mark Kindler (Ger)  
141Zeki Kaygisiz (Tur) Sakarya Metropolitan Municipality - Kron Team  
142Oleksandr Koniaiev (Ukr) Bps MTB Team  
143Nico Eichenberger (Swi) Jb Brunex Felt Team  
144Branislav Gasparik (Svk)  
145Marc Fourie (RSA)  
146Anthony Audet (Can)  
DNFGonzalo Artal Lokman (Arg) Frm Factory Racing Team  
DNFJosef Jelinek (Cze) SRAM Mitas Trek  
DNFThomas Bonnet (Fra) BH-Srsuntour-KMC  
DNFJose Gabriel Marques De Almeida (Bra)  
DNFJakob Hartmann (Ger) German Technology Racing  
DNFTorben Drach (Ger)  
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