2008 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships

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2008 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
Val di sole.jpg
VenueVal di Sole, Italy
Date(s) (2008-06-17 - 2008-06-22)17–22 June 2008
EventsMTB: 13
Trials: 6
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The 2008 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Val di Sole, Italy from 17 to 22 June 2008. The disciplines included were cross-country, downhill, four-cross, and trials. The event was the 19th edition of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships and the 23rd edition of the UCI Trials World Championships.

Future three-time road world champion and five-time Tour de France points classification winner Peter Sagan won the junior men's cross-country title.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[1]  Christoph Sauser (SUI)  Florian Vogel (SUI)  Ralph Näf (SUI)
Under 23 cross-country[2]  Nino Schurter (SUI)  Burry Stander (RSA)  Matthias Flückiger (SUI)
Junior cross-country[3]  Peter Sagan (SVK)  Arnaud Jouffroy (FRA)  Matthias Rupp (SUI)
Downhill[4]  Gee Atherton (GBR)  Steve Peat (GBR)  Sam Hill (AUS)
Junior downhill[5]  Josh Bryceland (GBR)  Sam Dale (GBR)  Rémi Thirion (FRA)
Four-cross[6]  Rafael Alvarez De Lara Lu (ESP)  Roger Rinderknecht (SUI)  Mickael Deldycke (FRA)
Trials, 20 inch[7]  Benito Ros Charral (ESP)  Rafal Kumorowski (POL)  Sebastian Hoffmann (GER)
Trials, 26 inch[8]  Gilles Coustellier (FRA)  Vincent Hermance (FRA)  Daniel Comas Riera (ESP)
Junior trials, 20 inch[9]  Abel Mustieles (ESP)  Loris Braun (SUI)  James Barton (CAN)
Junior trials, 26 inch[10]  Loris Braun (SUI)  James Barton (CAN)  Kevin Aglae (FRA)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[11]  Margarita Fullana (ESP)  Sabine Spitz (GER)  Irina Kalentieva (RUS)
Under 23 cross-country[12]  Tanja Zakelj (SLO)  Nathalie Schneitter (SUI)  Aleksandra Dawidowicz (POL)
Junior cross-country[13]  Laura Abril (COL)  Barbara Benko (HUN)  Mona Eiberweiser (GER)
Downhill[14]  Rachel Atherton (GBR)  Sabrina Jonnier (FRA)  Emmeline Ragot (FRA)
Junior downhill[5]  Anais Pajot (FRA)  Myriam Nicole (FRA)  Mélanie Pugin (FRA)
Four-cross[6]  Melissa Buhl (USA)  Jana Horakova (CZE)  Romana Labounkova (CZE)
Trials[15]  Gemma Abant Condal (ESP)  Karin Moor (SUI)  Julie Pesenti (FRA)

Team events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[16]  France
Jean-Christophe Peraud
Arnaud Jouffroy
Laurence Leboucher
Alexis Vuillermoz
  Switzerland
Florian Vogel
Matthias Rupp
Petra Henzi
Nino Schurter
 Italy
Marco Aurelio Fontana
Gerhard Kerschbaumer
Eva Lechner
Cristian Cominelli
Trials[17]  Spain
 France
  Switzerland

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Spain (ESP)6017
2  Switzerland (SUI)36413
3 France (FRA)35614
4 Great Britain (GBR)3205
5 Colombia (COL)1001
 Slovakia (SVK)1001
 Slovenia (SLO)1001
 United States (USA)1001
9 Germany (GER)0123
10 Canada (CAN)0112
 Czech Republic (CZE)0112
 Poland (POL)0112
13 Hungary (HUN)0101
 South Africa (RSA)0101
15 Australia (AUS)0011
 Italy (ITA)0011
 Russia (RUS)0011
Totals (17 nations)19191957

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elite men cross country - Sauser, Swiss slam men's cross country". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  2. ^ "U23 men cross country, 34.9km - Swiss take title and dominate U23 race". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Junior men cross country, 29.4km - Sagan wins junior world title". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Elite men downhill finals - Atherton scores Britain's third gold medal in a day". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Junior men and women downhill finals - Great Britain and France go downhill fastest". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  6. ^ a b "4X Finals - US and Spain victorious in 4X". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Elite men trials - 20" - Results". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  8. ^ "Elite men trials - 26" - Results". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Junior men trials - 20" - Results". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Junior men trials - 26" - Results". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  11. ^ "Elite women cross country - Fullana claims third world title". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  12. ^ "U23 women cross country, 23.4 km - Zakelj solos to win for Slovenia". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  13. ^ "Junior women cross country, 17 km - Colombian captures her nation's first cross country world title". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  14. ^ "Elite women downhill finals - Atherton surprises defending champion". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  15. ^ "Elite women trials - 20" / 26" - Results". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  16. ^ "Team relay - French team captures a slippery opening relay". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  17. ^ "1986-2014 UCI Trials World Championships Winners" (PDF). uci.ch. Retrieved 28 August 2016.

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