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Federspiel and Rissveds win European eliminator championships

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Jenny Rissveds (Sweden) wins the elite women's eliminator European title

Jenny Rissveds (Sweden) wins the elite women's eliminator European title
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World champion Ralph Naef (Switzerland)

World champion Ralph Naef (Switzerland)
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Thomas Litscher and Ralph Naef duke it out

Thomas Litscher and Ralph Naef duke it out
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Daniel Federspiel (Austria) leads around a curve

Daniel Federspiel (Austria) leads around a curve
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Ramona Forchini (Switzerland)

Ramona Forchini (Switzerland)
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Elite women's eliminator podium

Elite women's eliminator podium
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Elite men's eliminator podium

Elite men's eliminator podium
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Several Swiss riders in the same heat

Several Swiss riders in the same heat
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Kathrin Stirnemann (Switzerland) celebrates second place

Kathrin Stirnemann (Switzerland) celebrates second place
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Ramona Forchini (Switzerland) happy with third

Ramona Forchini (Switzerland) happy with third
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Sepp Freiburghaus (Switzerland)

Sepp Freiburghaus (Switzerland)
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A rider does a wheelie across the line

A rider does a wheelie across the line
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The men's eliminator final

The men's eliminator final
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Daniel Federspiel (Austria) and Jenny Rissveds (Sweden) won the European eliminator championships in Bern Switzerland this weekend.

Federspiel defeated Miha Halzer (Slovenia), Sepp Freiburghaus (Switzerland) and Stefan Peter (Switzerland) in the men's final.

In the women's final, Rissveds beat Kathrin Stirnemann (Switzerland), Ramona Forchini (Switzerland) and Cécile Ravanel (France).  Eliminator world champion Alexandra Engen was suffering from a cold and sat out the competition.

Full Results

Elite men
#Rider Name (Country) Team
1Daniel Federspiel (Austria)
2Miha Halzer (Slovenia)
3Sepp Freiburghaus (Switzerland)
4Stefan Peter (Switzerland)
5Kenta Gallagher (Great Britain)
6Simon Gegenheimer (Germany)
7Marcel Wildhaber (Switzerland)
8Patrick Lüthi (Switzerland)
9Fabien Canal (France)
10Fabrice Mels (Belgium)
11Jan Nesvadba (Czech Republic)
12Gregor Raggl (Austria)
13Martin Gluth (Germany)
14Julian Schelb (Germany)
15Pascal Schmutz (Switzerland)
16Titouan Perrin Ganier (France)
17Thomas Litscher (Switzerland)
18Mirco Widmer (Switzerland)
19Lars Forster (Switzerland)
20Severin Saegesser (Switzerland)
21Simon Stiebjahn (Germany)
22Thibault Geneste (France)
23Urban Ferencak (Slovenia)
24Andri Frischknecht (Switzerland)
25Ralph Naef (Switzerland)
26Rok Korosec (Slovenia)
27Dmytro Titarenko (Ukraine)
28Markus Preiss (Austria)
29Mykhaylo Batsutsa (Ukraine)
30Michal Lami (Slovakia)
DNSFrantisek Lami (Slovakia)
DNSRoman Kyva (Ukraine)

Elite women
#Rider Name (Country) Team
1Jenny Rissveds (Sweden)
2Kathrin Stirnemann (Switzerland)
3Ramona Forchini (Switzerland)
4Cécile Ravanel (France)
5Ingrid Sofie Jacobsen (Norway)
6Iryna Popova (Ukraine)
7Anne Terpstra (Netherlands)
8Elvira Khayrullina (Russian Federation)
9Nadine Rieder (Germany)
10Nathalie Schneitter (Switzerland)
11Veronika Brüchle (Germany)
12Kateryna Naberezhna (Ukraine)
13Marta Tereshchuk (Ukraine)
14Maaris Meier (Estonia)
15Irina Slobodyan (Ukraine)

 

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