Posted on | October 13, 2013 | Category: News
The Czech Republic was a convincing winner of the final race in the 2013 World Cup – a mixed relay for teams of three riders in semi-urban terrain. Last leg rider Kryštof Bogar came to the finish 3.54 ahead of the second-placed team, Russia. Finland, with a team placed third in the race today, takes victory in the overall standings.
There were some close finishes, with second and third in the race finishing 10 seconds apart, and fourth and fifth with just 6 seconds difference.
Fourth, fifth and sixth in the points-counting sequence were Austria, France and Sweden, although Finland 1 and Russia 2 finished in fourth and fifth positions in the race.
Leading results – mixed relay
- Czech Republic 1 (Martina Tichovska, Jiři Hradil, Kryštof Bogar) 2:15:52
- Russia 1 (Olga Vinogradova, Ruslan Gritsan, Anton Foliforov) 2:19:46
- Finland 2 (Susanna Laurila, Tuomo Lahtinen, Pekka Niemi) 2:19:56
- Finland 1 2:20:25
- Russia 2 2:20:31
- Austria 1 2:28:35
- France 2 2:31:31
- Sweden 1 2:38:28
Leading relay overall standings
- Czech Republic