Loic Bruni reaffirmed his place among the elite of downhill mountain biking with a win at the first round of the iXS European Downhill Cup in Leogang this weekend.
The UK's Harry Molloy finished in third behind Loic's fellow country man Aurelien Giordanengo, while Floriane Pugin put six seconds into teammate Emilie Siegenthaler on her way to the top spot in the womens race.
1 Loic BRUNI (LAPIERRE GRAVITY REPUBLIC) 3:16.012
2 Aurélien GIORDANENGO (TOPCYCLE BY TREK) 3:16.705
3 Harry MOLLOY (Madison Saracen DH Team) 3:18.080
4 Markus PEKOLL (MS MONDRAKER TEAM) 3:19.022
5 Robin WALLNER (Team W-Racing) 3:19.854
1 Floriane PUGIN (Gstaad-Scott) 3:39.082
2 Emilie SIEGENTHALER (Gstaad-Scott) 3:45.946
3 Fionn GRIFFITHS (Kenda/ Alpinestars/ Evil / F10) 3:50.182
4 Zarja CERNILOGAR (Blackthorn GT) 3:50.813
5 Jana BÁRTOVÁ (Bikeplac Racing) 3:52.175