UCI World Series – Hans Becking and Maddy Nutt win Kenya's Safari Gravel

Red dirt of Valley of Tears Texas Gravel
Sandy section at the Valley of Tears Texas Gravel (Image credit: Alex Roszko)

Hans Becking (Buff Megamo) and Maddy Nutt won the Safari Gravel Event on Saturday, the Kenyan round of the Trek UCI Gravel World Series which took competitors through the Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha - a location which inspired the Lion King.

In the men's race, Becking came across the line ahead of German rider Lukas Baum (Speed Company) and American Chad Haga (PAS Racing) was third. 

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Elite men's top 3
1Hans Becking
2Lukas Baum
3Chad Haga
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Elite women's top 3
1Maddy Nutt
2Xaverine Nirere
3Amity Rockwell

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Simone Giuliani
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