In search of the dual championship: the national cyclist Martín Vidaurre very close to a new title | Sports

The Chilean cyclist Martín Vidaurre, is three dates away from being able to claim a new title and celebrate as a double champion in his Mountain Bike discipline, in his last year in this category, before moving up to the adult category.

With five consecutive winsthe sequence of Martin Vidaure seemed forever, but it broke last weekend on the sixth date of the UCI XCO World Cup in Andorra.

Despite his efforts and having started to lead the racewas unable to maintain his position and finished the circuit in eighth place, 1 minute and 45 seconds from first place, the Canadian Carter Woods, who, race after race, vehemently tried to reduce the points with the Chilean.

Regardless of the fact that the result was not at all optimal for Vidaurre, the Chilean cyclist taken with optimism and learning After declaring at a press conference that “Without a doubt, it’s not a bad place, but today we couldn’t win”.

Currently, the Chilean and current UCI XCO U23 World Championremains in first place in the general classification with a view to repeating the world title for the second consecutive year with a total of 680 points accumulated after 6 tracks disputed and five won (Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany, Austria and Switzerland).

great pursuers

All those extra stitches keep him with a wide advantage of his adversaries, being the Canadian Woods its closest rival with 435 pointsfollowed by Italian Simone Avondetto with 307.

after the race Valnord, Vidaurre added 55 points, while Woods was credited 78insignificant difference if we consider that in the general picture the The Chilean maintains a significant gap of 245 points with the Canadianwhich leaves the national athlete a favorable margin of error to compete in the races awaiting the season.

Powers remaining

Now the Chilean with the best representatives of the international mountain biking get ready to travel to United States where will the seventh meeting be played next July 29.

There would then only be two dates more him August 6 and 7 Canada and the September 3 and 4 in Italy; where the athlete Red Bull has a high probability of becoming a double world champion, still doesn’t get the top spots.

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