UCI World Cup Austria

Published : 07/08/2019 11:31:11
Categories : Competition

Alejandro Montalvo - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

UCI WORLD CUP SALZBURG, AUSTRIA 

There's something special about the opening round of a new UCI World cup season. Everybody trains specifically for this event, trying to get the best possible result and get a good start to the international season. Salzburg, the birthplace of Mozart, played host to the first round and provided a great setting the season opener.

Nico Vallee - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

Nicolas Vallée, ranked #1 in the current 26" UCI ranking, arrived in Salzburg fully fit and ready for action.

Nico Vallee - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

An amazing setting for a trial on the Residenzplatz.

Alejandro Montalvo - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

Alejandro Montalvo was in unstoppable form in Salzburg.

Nico Vallee - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

Sunday morning was hefty with massive thunderstorms making the 1/2 finals quite a lot harder than first anticipated.

Adam Morewood

Adam Morewood easily qualified for Sunday's 20" 1/2 finals after a great ride during the quarters.

Adam Morewood - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

All the winter preparation pushed Morewood to a higher level coming into the World cup season.

Adam Morewood - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

19th place and a first top 20 career finish for Morewood was a positive start to the new season.

Alejandro Montalvo - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

Despite a shaky start in section 1 in the 20" final, Montalvo brilliantly recuperated in the super tough 2nd section and maintained his cool to the final section.

Winners - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

What a great start to the season. Team work makes the dream work.

Alejandro Montalvo - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

Congrats Alejandro on another great UCI World cup win. At just 19 years old, Montalvo has won already won 3 UCI World cups in his career.

Nicolas Vallee - UCI World Cup - Salzburg

An unfortunate slip up in section 3 during the final pushed Nicolas Vallée back to 2nd position in the 26" results. He'll be super motivated to finish one position higher at the next World cup in Italy at the end of August.

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