Absalon wins cross country world championship in Hafjell

Julien Absalon (France) raced to the fifth world title of his career on Saturday by winning the elite men's cross country at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Hafjell, Norway. Absalon defended his top rival Nino Schurter (Switzerland) for the gold medal while Marco Fontana (Italy) won the battle for the bronze.

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Elite men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Julien Absalon (France)1:27:06
2Nino Schurter (Switzerland)0:01:51
3Marco Aurelio Fontana (Italy)0:03:28
4Moritz Milatz (Germany)0:03:33
5Manuel Fumic (Germany)0:03:43
6Sergio Mantecon Gutierrez (Spain)0:03:56
7Lukas Flückiger (Switzerland)0:04:25
8Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic)0:04:33
9José Antonio Hermida Ramos (Spain)0:04:40
10Ralph Naef (Switzerland)0:05:06
11Fabian Giger (Switzerland)0:05:33
12Ondrej Cink (Czech Republic)0:05:52
13Andrea Tiberi (Italy)0:06:00
14Rudi Van Houts (Netherlands)0:06:16
15Derek Zandstra (Canada)0:06:24
16Carlos Coloma Nicolas (Spain)0:06:44
17Maxime Marotte (France)0:07:30
18Markus Schulte-Luenzum (Germany)0:07:39
19Mathias Flückiger (Switzerland)0:07:51
20Gerhard Kerschbaumer (Italy)0:07:57
21Michal Lami (Slovakia)0:08:18
22Markus Bauer (Germany)0:08:29
23Hugo Drechou (France)0:08:36
24Catriel Andres Soto (Argentina)0:08:58
25Kevin Van Hoovels (Belgium)0:09:07
26David Valero (Spain)0:09:11
27Miguel Martinez (France)0:09:23
28Stephen Ettinger (United States Of America)0:09:25
29David Joao Serralheiro Rosa (Portugal)0:09:29
30Hans Becking (Netherlands)0:09:32
31Kohei Yamamoto (Japan)0:09:38
32Frank Beemer (Netherlands)0:09:44
33Marek Konwa (Poland)0:09:56
34Russell Finsterwald (United States Of America)0:10:18
35Matthias Wengelin (Sweden)0:10:27
36Jan Skarnitzl (Czech Republic)0:10:32
37Florian Vogel (Switzerland)0:10:46
38Alexander Gehbauer (Austria)0:10:50
39Anton Gogolev (Russian Federation)0:10:54
40Stéphane Tempier (France)0:11:01
41Andras Parti (Hungary)0:11:20
42Philip Buys (South Africa)0:11:36
43Anton Sintsov (Russian Federation)0:12:19
-1lapTodd Wells (United States Of America)Row 43 - Cell 2
-1lapLuca Braidot (Italy)Row 44 - Cell 2
-1lapShlomi Haimy (Israel)Row 45 - Cell 2
-1lapMartin Haring (Slovakia)Row 46 - Cell 2
-1lapEvan Guthrie (Canada)Row 47 - Cell 2
-1lapRuben Scheire (Belgium)Row 48 - Cell 2
-1lapZsolt Juhasz (Hungary)Row 49 - Cell 2
-1lapRotem Ishay (Israel)Row 50 - Cell 2
-1lapOle Christian Fagerli (Norway)Row 51 - Cell 2
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-1lapMatiss Preimanis (Latvia)Row 56 - Cell 2
-1lapThomas Litscher (Switzerland)Row 57 - Cell 2
-1lapJukka Vastaranta (Finland)Row 58 - Cell 2
-1lapKirill Kazantsev (Kazakhstan)Row 59 - Cell 2
-1lapOla Kjören (Norway)Row 60 - Cell 2
-2lapsChristian Helmig (Luxembourg)Row 61 - Cell 2
-2lapsDaniele Braidot (Italy)Row 62 - Cell 2
-2lapsRaphael Gagne (Canada)Row 63 - Cell 2
-2lapsZhen Wang (People's Republic of China)Row 64 - Cell 2
-2lapsMartin Gluth (Germany)Row 65 - Cell 2
-2lapsRicardo Pscheidt (Brazil)Row 66 - Cell 2
-2lapsPaolo Cesar Montoya Cantillo (Costa Rica)Row 67 - Cell 2
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-2lapsJan Nesvadba (Czech Republic)Row 69 - Cell 2
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-2lapsDario Alejandro Gasco (Argentina)Row 71 - Cell 2
-2lapsMarco Antonio Escarcega (Mexico)Row 72 - Cell 2
-3lapsSeiya Hirano (Japan)Row 73 - Cell 2
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-3lapsGeoff Kabush (Canada)Row 75 - Cell 2
-3lapsTudor Oprea Ovidiu (Romania)Row 76 - Cell 2
-3lapsArtyom Golovaschenko (Kazakhstan)Row 77 - Cell 2
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-3lapsMiguel Valadez (Mexico)Row 82 - Cell 2
-3lapsSherman De Paiva (Brazil)Row 83 - Cell 2
-3lapsPablo Roberto Voigt Rodriguez (Mexico)Row 84 - Cell 2
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-3lapsLucian Logigan (Romania)Row 86 - Cell 2
-3lapsMiha Halzer (Slovenia)Row 87 - Cell 2
-4lapsBayram Eroglu (Turkey)Row 88 - Cell 2
-4lapsMotoshi Kadota (Japan)Row 89 - Cell 2
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-4lapsElia Silvestri (Italy)Row 91 - Cell 2
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-4lapsPaul Van Der Ploeg (Australia)Row 93 - Cell 2
-5lapsHenrique Avancini (Brazil)Row 94 - Cell 2
DNFKyosuke Takei (Japan)Row 95 - Cell 2
DNFSergji Rysenko (Ukraine)Row 96 - Cell 2
DNFDaniel Mcconnell (Australia)Row 97 - Cell 2
DNFEmil Lindgren (Sweden)Row 98 - Cell 2
DNFTimofei Ivanov (Russian Federation)Row 99 - Cell 2
DNFCalle Friberg (Sweden)Row 100 - Cell 2
DNFPeriklis Ilias (Greece)Row 101 - Cell 2
DNFMartin Loo (Estonia)Row 102 - Cell 2
DNFJosé Alberto Gonzalez Merchan (Ecuador)Row 103 - Cell 2
DNFDaniel Federspiel (Austria)Row 104 - Cell 2
DNFIvan Smirnov (Russian Federation)Row 105 - Cell 2
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Nations
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Switzerland302pts
2Germany294Row 1 - Cell 3
3Spain290Row 2 - Cell 3
4Italy285Row 3 - Cell 3
5France280Row 4 - Cell 3
6Czech Republic265Row 5 - Cell 3
7Netherlands245Row 6 - Cell 3
8United States Of America215Row 7 - Cell 3
9Canada194Row 8 - Cell 3
10Slovakia146Row 9 - Cell 3
11Japan141Row 10 - Cell 3
12Belgium140Row 11 - Cell 3
13Russian Federation132Row 12 - Cell 3
14Austria123Row 13 - Cell 3
15Hungary123Row 14 - Cell 3
16Norway122Row 15 - Cell 3
17Argentina118Row 16 - Cell 3
18South Africa117Row 17 - Cell 3
19Israel117Row 18 - Cell 3
20Portugal103Row 19 - Cell 3
21Mexico97Row 20 - Cell 3
22Brazil91Row 21 - Cell 3
23Kazakhstan76Row 22 - Cell 3
24Poland74Row 23 - Cell 3
25Sweden72Row 24 - Cell 3
26Latvia66Row 25 - Cell 3
27Romania64Row 26 - Cell 3
28Finland48Row 27 - Cell 3
29Luxembourg45Row 28 - Cell 3
30Turkey44Row 29 - Cell 3
31People?S Republic Of China42Row 30 - Cell 3
32Costa Rica39Row 31 - Cell 3
33Slovenia19Row 32 - Cell 3
34Australia13Row 33 - Cell 3
35EcuadorRow 34 - Cell 2 Row 34 - Cell 3
35EstoniaRow 35 - Cell 2 Row 35 - Cell 3
35GreeceRow 36 - Cell 2 Row 36 - Cell 3
35UkraineRow 37 - Cell 2 Row 37 - Cell 3

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