UCI BMX Supercross World Cup Round 2 Manchester, England Recap

Sunday, April 10, 2016

What a crazy week of injuries and upsets, the 2nd round of the world cup sure brought on some surprises. Check out the results and responses below.

Saturday's Time Trials Results

Alise Post was the only girl to get into the 31-s tonight in Manchester during the UCI BMX WC Time Trials Superfinals. See the Top-8 results and the times below.

1 11 POST Alise USA 31.884
2 100 PAJON Mariana COL 32.257
3 68 BUCHANAN Caroline AUS 32.605
4 110 SMULDERS Laura NED 33.161
5 91 VANHOOF Elke BEL 33.234
6 32 CRAIN Brooke USA 33.262
7 3 CHRISTENSEN Simone DEN 33.308
8 102 ETIENNE Axelle FRA 33.575

Individual time trails are held before the race. Racers compete for the best time and best lap time gets first pick of the gate, and then the order goes from there.

Sunday's Race

In the Elite Women class Alise Post (USA) was on her way to a win in the BMX Arena at the National Cycling Centre until she crashed on her own on the very last jump. The win went to Caroline Buchanan who also won round one two weeks ago in Argentina and is leading the series with 450 points over Simone Christensen (DEN) with 350 pts and Mariana Pajon in third. The Colombian crashed out in the final race and got a DNF.

Results Elite Women - Final UCI BMX SX World Cup Round 2
1 68 BUCHANAN Caroline AUS 3 31.684
2 3 CHRISTENSEN Simone DEN 6 32.434
3 32 CRAIN Brooke USA 4 32.930
4 11 POST Alise USA 1 40.066
5 110 SMULDERS Laura NED 8 58.446
6 100 PAJON Mariana COL 2 DNF
7 469 HERNANDEZ Stefany VEN 5 DNF
8 103 LE CORGUILLE Laetitia FRA 7 DNF


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