The results are in from a great day of racing on the tough Val di Sole track.Results:
Full ResultsElite MenElite WomenRace AnalysisElite MenElite Women
1st. Mathieu Van Der Poel: 1:20:47
2nd. Mathias Flueckiger: +18
3rd. Nino Schurter: +53
4th. Henrique Avancini: +1:46
5th. Luca Braidot: +2:01
6th. Milan Vader: +2:42
7th. Daniele Braidot: +2:47
8th. Thomas Litscher: +2:55
9th. Gerhard Kerschbaumer: +3:10
10th. Stephane Tempier: +3:13
1st. Pauline Ferrand Prevot: 1:21:59
2nd. Jolanda Neff: +1
3rd. Jenny Rissveds: +1:01
4th. Yana Belomoina: +1:29
5th. Anne Tauber: +1:56
6th. Chloe Woodruff: +2:44
7th. Rebecca Mcconnell: +3:00
8th. Tanja Zakelj: +3:21
9th. Catharine Pendrel: +3:35
10th. Eva Lechner: +3:42
Live Race Updates:
3:20 am PDT The Elite Women are off! Can Kate Courtney take another win today?
3:24 am PDT Kate Courtney started on the second row after Friday's short track race but has quickly caught up with the leading riders on the first climb.
3:26 am PDT Pauline Ferrand Prevot leads after the start loop.
3:28 am PDT Kate Courtney, Jolanda Neff and Pauline Ferrand Prevot are starting to create a gap back to the rest of the leading group on the first climb of lap one.
3:30 am PDT Courtney makes a small mistake on a technical section and loses Neff and Ferrand Prevot.
3:34 am PDT Jolanda Neff is now leading with a five-second gap back to Pauline Ferrand Prevot. The chasing group is now a further ten seconds back from Ferrand Prevot.
3:36 am PDT Ferrand Prevot has caught Neff on the next climb and they are back together as they head into the second half of the lap.
3:40 am PDT Jolanda Neff and Pauline Ferrand Prevot has created a gap of ?? seconds after the second lap.
3:41 am PDT Top five Elite Women after lap one: 1st. Pauline Ferrand Prevot // 2nd. Jolanda Neff // 3rd. Anne Tauber // 4th. Sina Frei // 5th. Rebecca Mcconnell //
3:46 am PDT Kate Courtney seems to be struggling to find speed today and is continuing to drop behind the leading riders.
3:47 am PDT Pauline Ferrand Prevot has managed to build a 16 second lead over Jolanda Neff.
3:54 am PDT Ferrand Prevot now leads by over 30 seconds and it looks like the chasing group might close in on Neff.
3:57 am PDT Top five Elite Women after lap two: 1st. Pauline Ferrand Prevot // 2nd. Jolanda Neff // 3rd. Jenny Rissveds // 4th. Rebecca Mcconnell // 5th. Sina Frei //
4:00 am PDT Jenny Rissveds and Rebecca Mcconnell have caught up with Neff.
4:04 am PDT The gap from the chasing group to Pauline Ferrand Prevot is now at nearly 50 seconds.
4:10 am PDT Jenny Rissveds has passed Jolanda Neff.
4:12 am PDT Top five Elite Women after lap three: 1st. Pauline Ferrand Prevot // 2nd. Jenny Rissveds // 3rd. Jolanda Neff // 4th. Chloe Woodruff // 5th. Rebecca Mcconnell //
4:16 am PDT Jolanda Neff has pulled a gap on Jenny Rissveds, can she catch up with Pauline Ferrand Prevot?
4:21 am PDT Neff has closed the gap to just 25 seconds, we could see a sprint finish if she can keep closing down on Ferrand Prevot.
4:27 am PDT Pauline Ferrand Prevot crosses the line for the last lap but Jolanda Neff is now just 14 seconds behind her after closing 37 seconds in a single lap.
4:29 am PDT Top five Elite Women going into the last lap: 1st. Pauline Ferrand Prevot // 2nd. Jolanda Neff // 3rd. Jenny Rissveds // 4th. Anne Tauber // 5th. Yana Belomoina//
4:33 am PDT Jolanda Neff is only 10 seconds back at the first split.
4:35 am PDT Neff has gone by Ferrand Prevot!
4:35 am PDT As they head into the second half of the last lap it looks like we will be seeing a sprint finish.
4:36 am PDT Ferrand Prevot has overtaken Neff into the next downhill.
4:41 am PDT Ferrand Prevot leads into the final downhill, if they can't build a big gap here then it will definitely be a sprint to the line.
4:42 am PDT It's a sprint to the finish.
4:43 am PDT Pauline Ferrand Prevot wins after an incredible sprint that almost looked like Jolanda Neff was going to take the top spot.
4:46 am PDT The top five Elite Women in Val di Sole: 1st. Pauline Ferrand Prevot: 1:21:59 // 2nd. Jolanda Neff: +1 // 3rd. Jenny Rissveds: +1:01 // 4th. Yana Belomoina: +1:29 // 5th. Anne Tauber: +1:56
6:05 am PDT The Elite Men are heading out on the start lap, it's going to be a hard race for all the riders today.
6:05 am PDT A huge crash in the middle of the pack.
6:09 am PDT Mathieu Van Der Poel (MDVP) and Henrique Avancini have created a huge gap back to the chasing group.
6:11 am PDT Nino Schurter has caught them and now leads up the first climb of the lap.
6:15 am PDT The leading three riders currently have an 11-second gap to the chasing group.
6:19 am PDT Mathias Flueckiger has now caught up with the leading group and Gerhard Kerschbaumer is close behind.
6:20 am PDT There is now a group of five riders at the front of the race as they near the end of the first lap.
6:21 am PDT Top five Elite Men after lap one: 1st. Henrique Avancini // 2nd. MVDP // 3rd. Mathias Flueckiger // 4th. Nino Schurter // 5th. Gerhard Kerschbaumer //
6:24 am PDT Mathias Flueckiger is pushing hard up the first climb of the second lap.
6:26 am PDT Flueckiger, Schurter and Van Der Poel are setting a blistering pace at the front of the race.
6:27 am PDT Ondrej Cink has pulled out after being involved in the crash at the start of the race.
6:32 am PDT Kerschbaumer and Avancini have dropped 20 off the leading three riders.
6:35 am PDT Top five Elite Men after lap two: 1st. MVDP // 2nd. Mathias Flueckiger // 3rd. Nino Schurter // 4th. Henrique Avancini // 5th. Stephane Tempier //
6:37 am PDT Disaster for Gerhard Kerchbaumer as he gets a front flat. He has now dropped back to ninth place, 50 seconds back from the leaders.
6:38 am PDT MVDP and Flueckiger are dropping Schurter.
6:47 am PDT The chasing group led by Tempier are closing in on the leaders.
6:50 am PDT Top five Elite Men after lap three: 1st. Mathias Flueckiger // 2nd. MVDP // 3rd. Nino Schurter // 4th. Luca Braidot // 5th. Henrique Avancini //
6:53 am PDT Nino Schurter can't seem to match Mathias Flueckiger and MVDP on the climbs.
7:02 am PDT Top five Elite Men after lap four: 1st. MVDP // 2nd. Mathias Flueckiger // 3rd. Nino Schurter // 4th. Henrique Avancini // 5th. Luca Braidot //
7:15 am PDT Top five Elite Men going into the final lap: 1st. MVDP // 2nd. Mathias Flueckiger // 3rd. Nino Schurter // 4th. Luca Braidot // 5th. Henrique Avancini//
7:15 am PDT MVDP has attacked on the first climb of the last lap but both Flueckiger and Schurter have stayed with him.
7:16 am PDT Van Der Poel has attacked again and put 11 seconds into Flueckiger and Schurter!
7:26 am PDT Mathieu Van Der Poel takes the win after an impressive last lap attack.