Our site: Bicyclings columnist and Swedish Champion in cross-country today took his second straight World Cup victory. Second in Albstadt was Alessandra Keller from Switzerland and in third place was American Kate Courtney.
During the first three turns fajt was Jenny Rissveds with Alessandra Keller in the lead. At the end of the third lap drove Rissveds from Keller with a few seconds in the last downhill and put in a decisive attack directly into the next climbing at the beginning on the fourth lap. She could thus salvage the home his third World Cup victory in the U23 class.
“I tried to stay really high speed so that she would not be able to keep up with,” says Rissveds about his victory, by a margin of 49 seconds.
-Since last weekend I Nove Mesto know my form is good, so I felt safe. It was fun to stand on the podium for the first time, “said 19-year-old Keller.
In Nove Mesto, she was hit by mechanical problems and finished in fourth place.
Kate Courtney repeated her third place from the Czech Republic last weekend.
“In the beginning, I tried to keep up with, but was soon forced to find my own pace,” says Courtney.
Jenny Rissveds is now taking an even stronger grip on the lead in the World Cup standings with 180 points ahead of Alessandra Keller and Kate Courtney on either 120 points.