Cross-Country: a race too far, says Stander

2012-09-10 00:00

UMTENTWENI’S very own Olympian, Burry Stander, found the going tough to finish eighth in Saturday’s UCI Cross-country MTB World Championships in Saalfelden, Austria.

In the last cross-country event of the UCI year, it was Switzerland who would occupy all three positions on the podium, with Nico Schurter, Lukas Flückiger and Mathias Flückiger finishing first, second and third respectively.

“One race too far. Well done to the Swissies. I died out there. Holiday time. Thanks to all for the support this season. It’s been a good one,” Stander tweeted after Saturday’s race.

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