There was spectacular racing in the Elite Men's and Women's XC races in Brazil on Sunday

In the Elite Women’s race, Rebecca McConnell scored her first World Cup win, after overcoming strong efforts by Loana Lecomte and Anne Terpstra.

In the Elite Men’s race, Nino Schurter scored his 33rd World Cup XCO win, tying Julian Absalon’s record for the most Elite Men’s XCO World Cup wins in the history of the sport.

Nino had taken the lead in the last minute of the race, then Nino got passed in the final seconds of the race by Maxime Marotte. Then Nino came back with an all-0ut sprint to retake the lead in the last second of the race and score the win in one of the closest and most exciting finishes in World Cup history.

Here’s the link to see the Elite Men’s results:    petr_xco_me_results_y

Click this link to see the Elite Women’s results:    petr_xco_we_results


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