ILES WINS SIXTH DH WORLD CUP & OVERALL TITLE
Cycling Canada – Val di Sole, August 27, 2017 – Junior Downhill world champion Finn Iles (Specialized) of Whistler, BC, concluded the World Cup season in Val di Sole, Italy, on Saturday with his sixth win in the seven round series to cement his hold on the overall World Cup title.
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In the Elite men’s category, Mark Wallace (Canyon) finished seventh, his fourth top-10 of the season in what is proving to be the best season of his career. Wallace finished eighth overall for the 2017 World Cup.
Canadian champion Miranda Miller (Specialized), despite missing two rounds due to injury, finished ninth overall in the women’s category after placing seventh in the final round.
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