Chengyuan wins opening World Cup cross country in Pietermaritzburg

In the elite women's race Chinese star Ren Chengyuan made her return to the front of the field.  She had all but disappeared after the Beijing Olympic Games. With few UCI points, she started 47th out of 55 riders, but tore through the field to third place after one lap.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Ren Chengyuan (Chn) Specialized Racing1:32:36
2Julie Bresset (Fra) BH-Suntour-Peisey Vallandry0:01:06
3Irina Kalentieva (Rus) Topeak Ergon Racing Team0:02:18
4Catharine Pendrel (Can) Luna Pro Team0:02:44
5Lene Byberg (Nor) Specialized Racing0:03:16
6Nathalie Schneitter (Swi) Colnago Arreghini Sudtirol0:05:01
7Sabine Spitz (Ger) Central Haibike Pro Team0:05:18
8Maja Wloszczowska (Pol) CCC Polkowice0:05:26
9Marie-Helene Premont (Can) Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain0:05:33
10Elisabeth Osl (Aut) Ghost Factory Racing Team0:05:57
11Esther Süss (Swi)0:06:07
12Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa (Nor) Multivan Merida Biking Team0:06:24
13Annika Langvad (Den)0:06:30
14Rosara Joseph (NZl) Rabobank-Giant Offroad Team0:06:36
15Eva Lechner (Ita) Colnago Arreghini Sudtirol0:07:02
16Emily Batty (Can) Subaru-Trek0:07:13
17Tanja Zakelj (Slo) Orbea Geax0:07:19
18Georgia Gould (USA) Luna Pro Team0:07:31
19Katrin Leumann (Swi) Ghost Factory Racing Team0:08:04
20Annie Last (GBr)0:08:40
21Sabrina Enaux (Fra) Felt Oetztal X-Bionic Team0:09:04
22Anna Szafraniec (Pol) CCC Polkowice0:09:35
23Mary Mcconneloug (USA)0:10:16
24Heather Irmiger (USA) Subaru-Trek0:10:24
25Alexandra Engen (Swe)0:10:25
26Katherine Compton (USA) Rabobank-Giant Offroad Team0:10:37
27Nina Homovec (Slo) Orbea Geax0:11:02
28Laura Metzler (Fra) BH-Suntour-Peisey Vallandry0:11:33
29Sarah Koba (Swi) Giant Swiss Sr-Suntour0:11:42
30Tereza Hurikova (Cze) Central Haibike Pro Team0:11:58
31Elisabeth Brandau (Ger) Central Haibike Pro Team0:12:20
32Rie Katayama (Jpn)0:12:29
33Hanna Klein (Ger)0:12:38
34Magdalena Sadlecka (Pol) CCC Polkowice0:13:03
35Amanda Sin (Can)0:13:20
36Laura Turpijn (Ned) Team Merida Combee0:13:28
37Marielle Saner-Guinchard (Swi) Bikepark.Ch Scott0:15:01
38Silke Schmidt (Ger)0:16:15
39Krista Park (USA)0:16:31
40Anna Villar Argente (Spa)0:16:48
41Katerina Nash (Cze) Luna Pro Team0:17:11
42Vera Andreeva (Rus)0:17:29
43Anne Terpstra (Ned) MPL Specialized MTB Team0:19:18
44Oksana Rybakova (Rus)0:20:01
45Cécile Ravanel (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix0:21:11
46Katherine O'Shea (Aus)- 1 lap
47Nicoletta De Jager (Ned)- 1 lap
48Inbar Ronen (Isr)- 1 lap
49Nataliya Krompets (Ukr) ISD Cycling Team- 1 lap
50Stephanie Wiedner (Aut)- 1 lap
51Rocio Gamonal Ferrera (Spa)- 1 lap
52Judith Pollinger (Ita) Infotre - Bi&Esse- Leecougan- 1 lap
53Samantha Sanders (RSA)- 1 lap
54Anneke Beerten (Ned) Milka Trek MTB Racing Team- 2 laps
DNFAnja Gradl (Ger) Ghost Factory Racing TeamRow 54 - Cell 2
DNFBlaza Klemencic (Slo) Felt Oetztal X-Bionic TeamRow 55 - Cell 2
DNSWillow Koerber (USA) Trek World RacingRow 56 - Cell 2
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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Ren Chengyuan (Chn) Specialized Racing250pts
2Julie Bresset (Fra) BH-Suntour-Peisey Vallandry200Row 1 - Cell 3
3Irina Kalentieva (Rus) Topeak Ergon Racing Team160Row 2 - Cell 3
4Catharine Pendrel (Can) Luna Pro Team150Row 3 - Cell 3
5Lene Byberg (Nor) Specialized Racing140Row 4 - Cell 3
6Nathalie Schneitter (Swi) Colnago Arreghini Sudtirol130Row 5 - Cell 3
7Sabine Spitz (Ger) Central Haibike Pro Team120Row 6 - Cell 3
8Maja Wloszczowska (Pol) CCC Polkowice110Row 7 - Cell 3
9Marie-Helene Premont (Can) Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain100Row 8 - Cell 3
10Elisabeth Osl (Aut) Ghost Factory Racing Team95Row 9 - Cell 3
11Esther Süss (Swi)90Row 10 - Cell 3
12Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjaa (Nor) Multivan Merida Biking Team85Row 11 - Cell 3
13Annika Langvad (Den)80Row 12 - Cell 3
14Rosara Joseph (NZl) Rabobank-Giant Offroad Team78Row 13 - Cell 3
15Eva Lechner (Ita) Colnago Arreghini Sudtirol76Row 14 - Cell 3
16Emily Batty (Can) Subaru-Trek74Row 15 - Cell 3
17Tanja Zakelj (Slo) Orbea Geax72Row 16 - Cell 3
18Georgia Gould (USA) Luna Pro Team70Row 17 - Cell 3
19Katrin Leumann (Swi) Ghost Factory Racing Team68Row 18 - Cell 3
20Annie Last (GBr)66Row 19 - Cell 3
21Sabrina Enaux (Fra) Felt Oetztal X-Bionic Team64Row 20 - Cell 3
22Anna Szafraniec (Pol) CCC Polkowice62Row 21 - Cell 3
23Mary Mcconneloug (USA)60Row 22 - Cell 3
24Heather Irmiger (USA) Subaru-Trek58Row 23 - Cell 3
25Alexandra Engen (Swe)56Row 24 - Cell 3
26Katherine Compton (USA) Rabobank-Giant Offroad Team54Row 25 - Cell 3
27Nina Homovec (Slo) Orbea Geax52Row 26 - Cell 3
28Laura Metzler (Fra) BH-Suntour-Peisey Vallandry50Row 27 - Cell 3
29Sarah Koba (Swi) Giant Swiss SR-Suntour48Row 28 - Cell 3
30Tereza Hurikova (Cze) Central Haibike Pro Team46Row 29 - Cell 3
31Elisabeth Brandau (Ger) Central Haibike Pro Team44Row 30 - Cell 3
32Rie Katayama (Jpn)42Row 31 - Cell 3
33Hanna Klein (Ger)40Row 32 - Cell 3
34Magdalena Sadlecka (Pol) CCC Polkowice38Row 33 - Cell 3
35Amanda Sin (Can)36Row 34 - Cell 3
36Laura Turpijn (Ned) Team Merida Combee34Row 35 - Cell 3
37Marielle Saner-Guinchard (Swi) Bikepark.Ch Scott32Row 36 - Cell 3
38Silke Schmidt (Ger)30Row 37 - Cell 3
39Krista Park (USA)29Row 38 - Cell 3
40Anna Villar Argente (Spa)28Row 39 - Cell 3
41Katerina Nash (Cze) Luna Pro Team27Row 40 - Cell 3
42Vera Andreeva (Rus)26Row 41 - Cell 3
43Anne Terpstra (Ned) MPL Specialized MTB Team25Row 42 - Cell 3
44Oksana Rybakova (Rus)24Row 43 - Cell 3
45Cécile Ravanel (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix23Row 44 - Cell 3
46Katherine O'shea (Aus)22Row 45 - Cell 3
47Nicoletta De Jager (Ned)21Row 46 - Cell 3
48Inbar Ronen (Isr)20Row 47 - Cell 3
49Nataliya Krompets (Ukr) ISD Cycling Team19Row 48 - Cell 3
50Stephanie Wiedner (Aut)18Row 49 - Cell 3
51Rocio Gamonal Ferrera (Spa)17Row 50 - Cell 3
52Judith Pollinger (Ita) Infotre - Bi&Esse- Leecougan16Row 51 - Cell 3
53Samantha Sanders (RSA)15Row 52 - Cell 3
54Anneke Beerten (Ned) Milka Trek MTB Racing Team14Row 53 - Cell 3
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Header Cell - Column 0 Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Specialized Racing68pts
2Luna Pro Team43Row 1 - Cell 3
3Colnago Arreghini Sudtirol42Row 2 - Cell 3
4BH-Suntour-Peisey Vallandry38Row 3 - Cell 3
5Topeak Ergon Racing Team32Row 4 - Cell 3
6CCC Polkowice32Row 5 - Cell 3
7Central Haibike Pro Team25Row 6 - Cell 3
8Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain22Row 7 - Cell 3
9Subaru-Trek22Row 8 - Cell 3
10Ghost Factory Racing Team33Row 9 - Cell 3
11Multivan Merida Biking Team19Row 10 - Cell 3
12Orbea Geax18Row 11 - Cell 3
13Rabobank-Giant Offroad Team12Row 12 - Cell 3
14Felt Oetztal X-Bionic Team10Row 13 - Cell 3
15Giant Swiss SR-Suntour2Row 14 - Cell 3

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