Gujan and Saner triumph in Champéry

Martin Gujan and Marielle Saner won round five of the Swisspower Cup in Champéry. The race too place under fantastic, summery conditions on a technical course that saw many changes in positions, crashes and mechanicals.

Gujan (Athleticum MTB Team) and Marco Aurelio Fontana (Hard Rock FRW) dictated the pace at the front. At the beginning, Gujan's team-mate Mathias Flückiger also played a role, but he later withdrew and did not finish the race. Gion Manetsch (Athleticum MTB Team) was in third place after the split was made on the second last lap. That's when Gujan got away with Fontana and went on to a solo win in 1.46.46. Fontana ended up second at 50 seconds while Manetsch finished third in 1.45. With his victory, Gujan also took over the overall lead.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1