Gehbauer wins in South Africa

Austrian under 23 talent Alexander Gehbauer got his 2012 UCI MTB World Cup season off to the perfect start when he narrowly outsprinted Italian star Gerhard Kerschbaumer (TX Active Bianchi) to claim the spoils in the U23 men's cross country duel at Cascades MTB park on Saturday morning.

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Under 23 men
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexander Gehbauer (Aut)1:21:52
2Gerhard Kerschbaumer (Ita) TX Active Bianchi0:00:06
3Markus Schulte-Luenzum (Ger) Focus MIG Team0:00:38
4James Reid (RSA)0:01:13
5Ondrej Cink (Cze) Merida Biking Team0:01:43
6Michiel Van Der Heijden (Ned) Rabobank Giant Offroad Team0:01:47
7Ruben Scheire (Bel) BH - SR Suntour - Peisey Vallandry0:02:10
8Jeff Luyten (Bel) Versluys Team0:02:25
9Daniele Braidot (Ita)0:03:09
10Zsolt Juhasz (Hun)0:04:05
11Nicholas Pettina (Ita)0:04:13
12Gregor Raggl (Aut)0:04:19
13Marek Rauchfuss (Cze) S&H Superior MTB Team0:04:24
14Maxime Urruty (Fra) Bikepark.Ch Scott0:04:38
15Kenta Gallagher (GBr)Row 14 - Cell 2
16Roger Walder (Swi) Scott - Swisspower MTB Racing Team0:05:05
17Rourke Croeser (RSA) Orange Monkey-Cannondale0:05:12
18Martin Gluth (Ger)0:05:13
19Christian Pfäffle (Ger)0:05:25
20Matthias Stirnemann (Swi) Thoemus Racing Team0:05:43
21Hugo Drechou (Fra) Team Newcycling0:05:45
22Luke Roberts (RSA)Row 21 - Cell 2
23Jordan Sarrou (Fra) Lapierre International0:06:00
24Pavel Priadein (Rus)Row 23 - Cell 2
25Julien Trarieux (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix0:06:31
26Lukas Loretz (Swi) Giant Swiss Sr - Suntour0:07:04
27Grant Ferguson (GBr)0:07:16
28Rens De Bruin (Ned) Feenstra Stevens Bike Team0:07:54
29Sebastian Batchelor (GBr)0:08:09
30Mirco Widmer (Swi) Giant Swiss Sr - Suntour0:08:42
31Thomas Lapeyrie (Fra) Lapierre International0:08:56
32David Simon (Ger)0:09:24
33Ivan Smirnov (Rus) Team Protek0:09:28
34Arno Du Toit (RSA)0:10:59
35Erik Groen (Ned) Feenstra Stevens Bike Team0:11:46
36Gert Heyns (RSA)0:11:55
37Lourens Luus (RSA)0:13:20
38Travis Walker (RSA)0:13:41
39Severin Sagesser (Swi) Switzerland0:14:20
40Shaun Craig Silver (RSA)0:16:40
-1lapLuca Braidot (Ita)Row 40 - Cell 2
-1lapJens Schuermans (Bel) Versluys TeamRow 41 - Cell 2
-1lapMike Schuler (Swi) SwitzerlandRow 42 - Cell 2
DNFThijs Zuurbier (Ned) Feenstra Stevens Bike TeamRow 43 - Cell 2
DNFMarc Stutzmann (Swi)Row 44 - Cell 2
DNFStefan Peter (Swi) SwitzerlandRow 45 - Cell 2
DNFTimofei Ivanov (Rus)Row 46 - Cell 2
DNFSascha Bleher (Ger)Row 47 - Cell 2
DSQSimon Stiebjahn (Ger)Row 48 - Cell 2
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Under 23 World Cup standings after round 1
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResultHeader Cell - Column 3
1Alexander Gehbauer (Aut)90pts
2Gerhard Kerschbaumer (Ita) TX Active Bianchi70Row 1 - Cell 3
3Markus Schulte-Luenzum (Ger) Focus MIG Team60Row 2 - Cell 3
4James Reid (RSA)50Row 3 - Cell 3
5Ondrej Cink (Cze) Merida Biking Team40Row 4 - Cell 3
6Michiel Van Der Heijden (Ned) Rabobank Giant Offroad Team35Row 5 - Cell 3
7Ruben Scheire (Bel) BH - SR Suntour - Peisey Vallandry30Row 6 - Cell 3
8Jeff Luyten (Bel) Versluys Team27Row 7 - Cell 3
9Daniele Braidot (Ita)24Row 8 - Cell 3
10Zsolt Juhasz (Hun)22Row 9 - Cell 3
11Nicholas Pettina (Ita)20Row 10 - Cell 3
12Gregor Raggl (Aut)18Row 11 - Cell 3
13Marek Rauchfuss (Cze) S&H Superior MTB Team16Row 12 - Cell 3
14Maxime Urruty (Fra) Bikepark.ch Scott14Row 13 - Cell 3
15Kenta Gallagher (GBr)12Row 14 - Cell 3
16Roger Walder (Swi) 77Scott - Swisspower MTB Racing Team10Row 15 - Cell 3
17Rourke Croeser (RSA) Orange Monkey-Cannondale9Row 16 - Cell 3
18Martin Gluth (Ger)8Row 17 - Cell 3
19Christian Pfäffle (Ger)7Row 18 - Cell 3
20Matthias Stirnemann (Swi) Thoemus Racing Team6Row 19 - Cell 3
21Hugo Drechou (Fra) Team Newcycling5Row 20 - Cell 3
22Luke Roberts (RSA)4Row 21 - Cell 3
23Jordan Sarrou (Fra) Lapierre International3Row 22 - Cell 3
24Pavel Priadein (Rus)2Row 23 - Cell 3
25Julien Trarieux (Fra) GT Skoda Chamonix1Row 24 - Cell 3

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