Schurter wins back-to-back men's cross country world titles

Nino Schurter (Switzerland) successfully defended his rainbow jersey by winning the elite men's cross country race at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on Saturday afternoon. Manuel Fumic (Germany) battled Jose Hermida (Spain) for the silver medal, with the German distancing the Spaniard in the later laps.

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Elite men cross country
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Nino Schurter (Switzerland)1:40:17
2Manuel Fumic (Germany)0:00:07
3José Antonio Hermida Ramos (Spain)0:00:21
4Maxime Marotte (France)0:00:53
5Jaroslav Kulhavy (Czech Republic)0:01:17
6Julien Absalon (France)0:01:31
7Moritz Milatz (Germany)0:01:45
8Ondrej Cink (Czech Republic)0:02:04
9Stéphane Tempier (France)0:02:19
10Fabian Giger (Switzerland)0:02:30
11Jan Skarnitzl (Czech Republic)0:02:50
12Marco Aurelio Fontana (Italy)0:03:06
13Alexander Gehbauer (Austria)0:03:08
14Emil Lindgren (Sweden)0:03:11
15Kohei Yamamoto (Japan)0:03:14
16Marek Konwa (Poland)0:03:36
17Florian Vogel (Switzerland)0:03:43
18Miguel Martinez (France)0:03:50
19Martin Loo (Estonia)0:04:00
20Martin Fanger (Switzerland)0:04:10
21Karl Markt (Austria)0:04:42
22Martin Gujan (Switzerland)0:04:59
23Stephen Ettinger (United States of America)0:05:06
24Sergio Mantecon Gutierrez (Spain)0:05:14
25Geoff Kabush (Canada)0:05:17
26Michal Lami (Slovakia)Row 25 - Cell 2
27Timofei Ivanov (Russian Federation)0:05:21
28Kevin Van Hoovels (Belgium)0:05:47
29Andrea Tiberi (Italy)0:05:51
30Uwe Hochenwarter (Austria)0:06:04
31Andras Parti (Hungary)0:06:08
32Todd Wells (United States of America)0:06:17
33Derek Zandstra (Canada)0:06:25
34Raphael Gagne (Canada)0:06:32
35Wolfram Kurschat (Germany)0:07:08
36Zsolt Juhasz (Hungary)0:07:18
37David Joao Serralheiro Rosa (Portugal)0:07:35
38Shlomi Haimy (Israel)0:07:55
39Max Plaxton (Canada)0:08:24
40Henrique Avancini (Brazil)0:08:58
41Rubens Valeriano (Brazil)0:09:09
42Daniel Mcconnell (Australia)0:09:46
43Pavel Priadein (Russian Federation)0:10:01
44Javier Eduardo Puschel (Chile)0:10:34
45Cameron Jette (Canada)0:10:54
46Ricardo Pscheidt (Brazil)0:11:29
47Renay Groustra (South Africa)0:11:47
48Sherman De Paiva (Brazil)0:12:19
49Matthys Beukes (South Africa)0:12:45
-1lapMirko Tabacchi (Italy)Row 49 - Cell 2
-1lapRalph Naef (Switzerland)Row 50 - Cell 2
-1lapPaolo Cesar Montoya Cantillo (Costa Rica)Row 51 - Cell 2
-1lapPhilip Buys (South Africa)Row 52 - Cell 2
-2lapsMax Knox (South Africa)Row 53 - Cell 2
-2lapsPatricio Maximiliano Farias Diaz (Chile)Row 54 - Cell 2
-2lapsStuart Marais (South Africa)Row 55 - Cell 2
-2lapsMichael Broderick (United States of America)Row 56 - Cell 2
-2lapsElia Silvestri (Italy)Row 57 - Cell 2
-3lapsJosé Juan Escarcega (Mexico)Row 58 - Cell 2
-3lapsHeinrich Köhne (Namibia)Row 59 - Cell 2
-4lapsPaul Van Der Ploeg (Australia)Row 60 - Cell 2
-4lapsBen Melt Swanepoel (South Africa)Row 61 - Cell 2
-4lapsSang Hoon Na (Republic of Korea)Row 62 - Cell 2
-4lapsOmer Cumhur Boyraz (Turkey)Row 63 - Cell 2
-4lapsSalih Manavoglu (Turkey)Row 64 - Cell 2
-4lapsLuthando Fatyi (South Africa)Row 65 - Cell 2
-4lapsTumisang Taabe (Lesotho)Row 66 - Cell 2
-5lapsPhetetso Monese (Lesotho)Row 67 - Cell 2
-5lapsThuso Makatise (Lesotho)Row 68 - Cell 2
DNFMichele Casagrande (Italy)Row 69 - Cell 2
DNFCatriel Andres Soto (Argentina)Row 70 - Cell 2
DNFCarlos Coloma Nicolas (Spain)Row 71 - Cell 2
DNFMatthias Wengelin (Sweden)Row 72 - Cell 2
DNFLukas Flückiger (Switzerland)Row 73 - Cell 2
DNFDaniel Federspiel (Austria)Row 74 - Cell 2

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