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Dutch seize in addition to medals on the world cup mountain bike

Dutch seize in addition to medals on the world cup mountain bike

Michiel van der Heijden and Anne Terpstra are Saturday at the world cup mountain bike in the Australian Cairns, far away from a medal remained.

Van der Heijden finished in the 31,7 km long race for the men and fourteenth, Terpstra finished in the ladies tournament about 27,4 kilometers in the twelfth.

Switzerland captured gold twice. Nino Schurter gold as well-liked with the men and made that status.

The olympic champion placed in the final of seven laps, a gear in which its competitors have no answer and had obtained as his sixth world title.

The Czech Jaroslav Kulhavy took the silver and the Swiss Thomas Litscher, the bronze. Van der Heijden was 2.59 minutes after Schurter crossed the finish.

For the women it was Jolanda Neff in a class by itself. The Swiss rode to the gold with a lead of 2.23 on the British Annie Burden. Frenchwoman Pauline Ferrand-Prévot won the bronze. Terpstra gave 5.27 on winner Neff.

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