2009 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships

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2009 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
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Under 23 men's cross-country at the 2009 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
VenueCanberra, Australia
Date(s) (2009-09-01 - 2009-09-06)1–6 September 2009
EventsMTB: 13
Trials: 6
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The 2009 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships were held in Canberra, Australia from 1 to 6 September 2009. The disciplines included were cross-country, downhill, four-cross, and trials. The event was the 20th edition of the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships and the 24th edition of the UCI Trials World Championships.

The event was the second UCI Mountain Bike World Championships to be held in Australia, following the 1996 World Championships in Cairns.

Medal summary[edit]

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[1]  Nino Schurter (SUI)  Julien Absalon (FRA)  Florian Vogel (SUI)
Under 23 cross-country[2]  Burry Stander (RSA)  Alexis Vuillermoz (FRA)  Thomas Litscher (SUI)
Junior cross-country[3]  Gerhard Kerschbaumer (ITA)  Ricardo Paulo Reis Marinheiro (POR)  Reto Indergand (SUI)
Downhill[4]  Steve Peat (GBR)  Greg Minnaar (RSA)  Michael Hannah (AUS)
Junior downhill[5]  Brook Macdonald (NZL)  Shaun O'Connor (AUS)  Danny Hart (GBR)
Four-cross[6]  Jared Graves (AUS)  Romain Saladini (FRA)  Jakub Riha (CZE)
Trials, 20 inch[7]  Benito Ros Charral (ESP)  Rafal Kumorowski (POL)  Loris Braun (SUI)
Trials, 26 inch[7]  Gilles Coustellier (FRA)  Kenny Belaey (BEL)  Vincent Hermance (FRA)
Junior trials, 20 inch[7]  Abel Mustieles (ESP)  Ion Areitio (ESP)  Roderique Timellini (BEL)
Junior trials, 26 inch[7]  Joe Oakley (GBR)  Abel Mustieles (ESP)  Rafael Tibau (ESP)

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[8]  Irina Kalentieva (RUS)  Lene Byberg (NOR)  Willow Koerber (USA)
Under 23 cross-country[9]  Aleksandra Dawidowicz (POL)  Alexandra Engen (SWE)  Julie Bresset (FRA)
Junior cross-country[10]  Pauline Ferrand Prevot (FRA)  Michelle Hediger (SUI)  Candice Neethling (RSA)
Downhill[11]  Emmeline Ragot (FRA)  Tracy Moseley (GBR)  Kathleen Pruitt (USA)
Junior downhill[5]  Anais Pajot (FRA)  Julie Berteaux (FRA)  Holly Baarspul (AUS)
Four-cross[12]  Caroline Buchanan (AUS)  Jill Kintner (USA)  Melissa Buhl (USA)
Trials[7]  Karin Moor (SUI)  Julie Pesenti (FRA)  Gemma Abant Condal (ESP)

Team events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Cross-country[13]  Italy
Marco Aurelio Fontana
Gerhard Kerschbaumer
Eva Lechner
Cristian Cominelli
Raphael Gagne
Geoff Kabush
Evan Guthrie
Catharine Pendrel
Alexis Vuillermoz
Cédric Ravanel
Hugo Drechou
Cécile Rode Ravanel
Trials[7]  Spain

Medal table[edit]

1 France (FRA)46313
2 Spain (ESP)3227
3  Switzerland (SUI)2147
4 Australia (AUS)2125
5 Great Britain (GBR)2114
6 Italy (ITA)2002
7 South Africa (RSA)1113
8 Poland (POL)1102
9 New Zealand (NZL)1001
 Russia (RUS)1001
11 United States (USA)0134
12 Belgium (BEL)0123
13 Canada (CAN)0101
 Norway (NOR)0101
 Portugal (POR)0101
 Sweden (SWE)0101
17 Czech Republic (CZE)0011
Totals (17 nations)19191957

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Elite men cross country: Schurter upsets Absalon for first elite world title - Tactical battle comes down to final meters". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Under 23 men cross country: Stander wins Under 23 title Down Under - French, Swiss can't follow speedy South African". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Junior men cross country: Kerschbaumer claims junior men's race - Second gold for Italian after team relay". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Elite men downhill: Peat takes first downhill title at Worlds title after long wait - Minnaar races to second place". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Junior men and women downhill: Macdonald beats O'Connor to men's victory - Pajot leads French dominance in women's race". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Elite men four cross: Graves caps perfect season with world championship win - Worlds bad luck streak ends for win at home". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  7. ^ a b c d e f "1986-2014 UCI Trials World Championships Winners" (PDF). Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Elite women cross country: Kalentieva wins her second world title - Byberg and Kalentieva ride career bests to silver and bronze". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  9. ^ "Under 23 women cross country: Dawidowicz takes convincing under 23 women's world title - Batty best North American despite mechanical troubles". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  10. ^ "Junior women cross country: Prevot takes junior women's title - Hediger, Neethling fill the podium". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  11. ^ "Elite women downhill: Ragot surprises in the downhill, Jonnier crashes - France's Ragot takes world title ahead of Britain's Moseley". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Elite women four cross: Buchanan wins world title at home - Youngster defeats past champions Kintner and Buhl". Retrieved 13 July 2016.
  13. ^ "Team relay: Italy opens account with Team Relay win - Canada and France put up close fight". Retrieved 13 July 2016.

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