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THE WEEKEND LINEUP - 10/11 OCTOBER

Alrighty! Here is what is going down this weekend.

Rider: Luke Moir / Photo: UCI


It will be the final 2 days of racing in Leogang for this year's UCI Mountain Bike World Championships. Saturday plays host to the Men's and Women's XCO races while Sunday will be the Downhill finals to round off the week. These will be live on SuperSport and not RedBull TV.

Within our borders, Sun City will be hosting the Cycle4Cansa MTB and Road Classic events this weekend with the 70km MTB event on Saturday and the 103km road event on Sunday. It is looking to be a big weekend and a bit of wet weather could make the racing rather interesting on Sunday! We're not too sure which pro's will be racing yet but we look forward to the results coming through in the weekend.


Here are the event times and lineups for the World Champs.


Saturday 10 October


Elite Women XC World Championships @ 12:15

South African Riders:

Candice Lill

Mariske Strauss

Cherie Redecker


Elite Men XC World Championships @ 14:45

South African Riders:

Alan Hatherly


Sunday 11 October


Elite Women's Downhill World Championships @ 12:30


Elite Men Downhill World Championships @ 14:10

South African Riders:

Greg Minnar (the GOAT) 13th

Theo Erlangsen 56th

Niko Velasco 72nd

Sharjah Jonsson 76th

Stefan Garlicki- DNS


Men's Top 5 Qualifying

1st - Loris Vergier 3:45.479

2nd - Loic Bruni +1.118

3rd - Finn Iles +4.783

4th - Remi Thirion +6.779

5th - Thibaut Daprela +7.335


Women's Top 5 Qualifying

1st - Vali Höll 4:35.662

2nd - Tracey Hannah +2.651

3rd - Myriam Nicole +14.249

4th - Tahnee Seagrave +15.945

5th - Eleonora Farina +27.866


Check out Greg's course preview below. Horrendous track conditions and it is steeeep!



Whatever you're up to this weekend, we hope you have a good one!

Cheers,

J-Dogg.

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