Martin Gujan
Florian Vogel (Rappersvil) victorious.
Strong Swiss result.
25th of July 2010
Champery, Switzerland

Florian Vogel wins the Cross Country MTB World Cup in Champéry, Switzerland. The 27-year-old Scott Swisspower MTB Racing team rider crosses the finishing line with a time of 1 hour 44 min 08 sec. On a tough, diverse terrain he was part of the leading group for most of the competition, dueling Julien Absalon (FRA), Burry Stander (RSA), Nino Schurter (SUI) and second ranked Czech Jaroslav Kulhavy. Kulhavy landed his best World Cup result, finishing eleven seconds after Vogel and 24 seconds in front of second best Swiss rider and World Champion Nino Schurter (+35). Lukas Flückiger on rank 4.

After the race, during his TV-interview Vogel mentions how happy he is about this result on this track, on home soil and next year´s venue of the UCI MTB World Championships 2011. His tactics worked out.

World Champion Nino Schurter is satisfied with his result, his third rank and is happy for Florian Vogel, his team mate who with he signed another four-year contract with Scott.

Martin Gujan starts at position 54 and finishes the competition with a time of 1:50:51 and six minutes and 43 behind Vogel on position 20 and wins excellent 34 positions. After his knee injury and therefore hard first half of the season his form stabilizes and gets stronger towards the World Championships taking place end of August in Mt. Saint Anne, CAN.


1. Florian Vogel (SUI) 1.44.08 +0.00
2. Jaroslav Kulhavy (CZE) 1.44.19 +0.11
3. Nino Schurter (SUI) 1.44.43 +0.35
4. Mathias Flückiger (SUI) 1.44.56 +0.48
5. Julien Absalon (FRA) 1.45.11 +1.03
6. Burry Stander (RSA) 1.45.32 +1.24
7. Christoph Sauser (SUI) 1.46.28 +2.20
8. Maxime Marmot (FRA) 1.46.42 +2.34
9. Carlos Coloma (ESP) 1.47.37 +3.29
10. José Hermida (ESP) 1.48.08 +4.00
13. Martin Fanger (SUI) 1.48.37 +4.29
15. Thomas Litscher (SUI) 1.49.08 +5.00
19. Rudi van Houts (NED) 1.50.46 +6.38
20. Martin Gujan (SUI) 1.50.51 +6.43


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