The 2024 MTB World Cup – XCO event at Val di Sole saw some thrilling performances from elite male and female riders. In the Elite Men’s Cross Country Olympic category, Nino Schurter from the Scott-SRAM MTB Racing Team took the top spot with a time of 1:18:25. He was followed closely by Alan Hatherly from Cannondale Factory Racing, who finished just 0:07 seconds behind. Mathis Azzaro from Decathlon-Ford Racing Team and Luca Braidot from Santa Cruz RockShox Team tied for the third position, both finishing 0:46 seconds behind the leader. Filippo Colombo from Scott-SRAM MTB Racing Team also finished with the same time.

The complete results of the Elite Men’s category can be found on UCI.CH website. Moving on to the Elite Women’s Cross Country Olympic category, Pauline FERRAND PREVOT from Ineos Granadiers claimed the top spot with a time of 1:21:04. Puck Pieterse from Alpecin-Deceuninck finished just 0:50 seconds behind in the second position, while Candice Lill secured the third position with a time of 1:13.

Loana Lacomte from Canyon CLLCTV XCO and Savilla Blunk from Decathlon-Ford Racing Team finished in the fourth and fifth positions respectively. The complete results of the Elite Women’s category can also be found on the UCI.CH website. The competition was fierce and the riders gave it their all on the challenging track at Val di Sole.

In addition to the exciting races, spectators were treated to some breathtaking views of the Italian Alps as the riders navigated the technical course. The atmosphere was electric as fans cheered on their favorite riders and witnessed some incredible displays of skill and athleticism.

Overall, the 2024 MTB World Cup – XCO event at Val di Sole was a resounding success, with both male and female riders putting on impressive performances. Congratulations to all the winners and participants for their hard work and dedication to the sport of mountain biking. Be sure to stay tuned for more thrilling races in the upcoming events on the MTB World Cup circuit.