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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup #1: Florian Vogel 5th!

2019-05-20

Florian Vogel : "Satisfied with my performance"

"I have had digestive problems over the last few days and it was difficult to handle Friday XCC race. Finally, I felt much better during Saturday training and I did an interesting second race. Anyway, I am really glad to begin my World Cup season with KMC-EKOI-ORBEA. In the last lap I did everything I can to be on the podium. However Titouan Carod was fastest than me but I am satisfied with my 5thplace. Now I would like to ride the Nove Mesto tracks which are completely differents. I hope my results will be as good as this first World Cup week-end".

General Classification:
7th place with 153 points

Malene Degn (10th) : "I gained confidence"

"The morning, before the race, I was a little nervous to ride my first Wolrd Cup Elite race. However I managed to stay in my own quiet bubble. During the race, I tried to anticipate my opponents’ moves to ease the situation and I managed well my finish. It was great and stimulating to begin like this because I already gained confidence. I cannot wait to be in Nove Mesto next week."

General Classification:
14th place with 117 points

5th place for Helene Clauzel in Under 23

Last winter Helene Clauzel had a crucial ligaments reconstruction surgery on her knee. This week-end she was back on the tracks and she took an outstanding 5thplace in U23 race. Well done!

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