Junior Men XC - Start

Posted by Editor on 9/18/98.

The Junior Menís 4 lap (plus start loop) race has just begun, the the racers are setting a blistering pace. There has already been a split at the front of approximately 20 riders. Leading through the start-finish at the start of the first full lap was Gustav Larsson of Sweden, followed by Julien Absalon (France), Ralph Naf (Switzerland), Victor Del Corral (Spain) and Richard Phillips Schofie (Great Britain). Canadian hope Ryder Hesjedal is in 15th and moving up fast (already up from 20th).

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