Rude wins gold for USA in junior men's downhill at MTB Worlds

Richard Rude brought the United States its first medal of the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa on Friday morning, when he won the junior men's downhill race. Top qualifier Loris Vergier (France) finished second at 5.726 seconds, ahead of Michael Jones (Great Britain) at 7.402 seconds.

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Junior men downhill
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Richard Rude Jr (United States Of America)0:04:06.640
2Loris Vergier (France)0:00:05.727
3Michael Jones (Great Britain)0:00:07.403
4Noel Niederberger (Switzerland)0:00:07.784
5Dean Lucas (Australia)0:00:08.908
6Luca Shaw (United States Of America)0:00:12.985
7Mckay Vezina (Canada)0:00:13.944
8Thomas Crimmins (Australia)0:00:14.101
9Mark Wallace (Canada)0:00:14.938
10Gianluca Vernassa (Italy)0:00:15.674
11Phil Atwill (Great Britain)0:00:15.753
12Jay Fesperman (United States Of America)0:00:16.822
13Innes Graham (Great Britain)0:00:17.774
14George Gannicott (Great Britain)0:00:18.192
15Francesco Colombo (Italy)0:00:18.267
16Aiden Varley (Australia)0:00:18.488
17Peter Knott (Australia)0:00:18.869
18Alexandre Fayolle (France)0:00:19.127
19Du Plessis J P (South Africa)0:00:19.482
20Luca Cometti (United States Of America)0:00:19.547
21Lucas Eduardo Alves De Borba (Brazil)0:00:20.125
22Walker Shaw (United States Of America)0:00:20.131
23Cole Picchiottino (United States Of America)0:00:21.639
24Ben Hill (Australia)0:00:21.646
25Jure Zabjek (Slovenia)0:00:22.019
26Luke Ellison (Australia)0:00:22.262
27Daniel Algarra Navarro (Spain)0:00:22.481
28Brent Smith (Australia)0:00:24.533
29Martin Lebl (Czech Republic)0:00:24.535
30Lawrence Cawte (New Zealand)0:00:24.746
31Michael Melles (New Zealand)0:00:24.780
32Jakob Thunell (Sweden)0:00:25.563
33Joshua Mccombie (New Zealand)0:00:26.301
34Andrew Martin (South Africa)0:00:27.221
35Tian Strooh (South Africa)0:00:27.247
36Sam Herd (Great Britain)0:00:27.455
37Connor Harvey (New Zealand)0:00:27.502
38Siegfried Zellner (Germany)0:00:27.607
39Theo Erlangsen (South Africa)0:00:28.099
40Jamahl Stringer (New Zealand)0:00:28.293
41Raphael Kammlein - Cutler (New Zealand)0:00:29.313
42Joshua Barth (Germany)0:00:30.736
43Rastislav Baranek (Slovakia)0:00:31.016
44Francisco Matias (Chile)0:00:35.310
45Gregg Brown (South Africa)0:00:45.383
46Luke Evans (South Africa)0:00:48.810
47Masaki Kato (Japan)0:01:01.859
48Ramiro Maio (Argentina)0:01:09.127
49Theo Ngubane (South Africa)0:01:33.497
DNSKyle Lockwood (New Zealand)Row 49 - Cell 2

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.

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