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September 8/14 10:23 am - Nyhaug Third at BMX World Cup


Posted by Editoress on 09/8/14
 

Canada’s Tory Nyhaug finished in third place at the BMX Supercross in Argentina, standing on the World Cup podium for the second time this season.

On Saturday, Nyhaug took top spot in the qualifying motos, winning all three rounds.

In the Supercross motos, Nyhaug squeaked in the quarterfinals with a seventh place, a fourth place and a first place. In the quarterfinals, Nyhaug went on to take the second place, and qualified for the finals with a second place in the Semis. In the Main Event, racing for medals, Nyhaug went on to finish third.

Nyhaug, 20th in the world ranking, stood for the second time on the World Cup podium this season, in addition to his silver medal at the World Championships.

Jim Brown of Airdrie, AB, also had a good performance, racing all the way to the semi-finals. He took 15th place, by far his best performance of the season.

Canada's Junior women also had a good race day, with Drew Mechielsen finishing 19th and Daina Tuchscherer finishing 21st in the Elite women. In the Junior ranking, they placed second and third.

 

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