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Cycling Canada – Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC (August 12, 2018) – Canadian world champion Miranda Miller of Garibaldi, BC, finished eighth in the Elite women’s race on Saturday at Round 6 of the Downhill World Cup in Mont-Ste-Anne, Quebec. Miller was the only Canadian woman to qualify for the Final, finishing 45.611 seconds behind Rachel Atherton of Great Britain, the World Cup leader. Miller moved to 14th in the overall standings, with one round of competition remaining.


Photo Rob Jones/Canadian Cyclist (All Rights Reserved) – Miranda Miller
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In the Elite men’s competition, two Canadian men finished in the top-25, with Mark Wallace of Duncan, BC, finishing 13th and Finn Iles of Whistler, BC, 25th. Wallace’s time of four minutes and 21.033 seconds, was 8.32 seconds behind race winner Loic Bruni of France, the reigning world champion. Wallace jumped one spot in the overall standings, to 12th place, with Iles dropping to 13th.


Photo Rob Jones/Canadian Cyclist (All Rights Reserved) – Mark Wallace

In the Junior categories, Valentina Holl of Austria won her sixth consecutive women’s race, with the only Canadian entrant, Piper Allman, finishing fourth. The men’s race went to France’s Thibaut Daprela, his third in a row and fourth for the season. Top Canadian finisher was Elliot Jamieson in sixth place.

Competition continues on Sunday with the Cross-country.
 
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Source: Cycling Canada 
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