Competitions

Absa Cape Epic 2024 (RSA) – Finale Stage 7

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Beers (RSA) defends title with Grotts (USA), clean sweep for Terpstra (NED) & Koller (SUI)

In the men’s race it was BULLS Mavericks – Simon Schneller (GER) and Urs Huber (SUI) who took the glorious win on the last day. Wilier Vittoria Factory finished in second place, their second podium this year. Race leaders of Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne – Matthew Beers (RSA) and Howard Grotts (USA) defended their yellow leaders jersey with third place and take the Absa Cape Epic 2024 trophy.

In the women’s it was a perfect race for GHOST Factory Racing – Anne Terpstra (NED) and Nicole Coller (SUI) who take the title with a flawless performance and eight wins in a row. Cannondale Factory Racing – Mona Mitterwallner (AUT) and Candice Lill (RSA) claimed another second place ahead of Efficient Infiniti SCB SRAM – Vera Looser (NAM) and Alexis Skarda (USA) who secured their first podium in third.

 

STAGE 7 - MEN

  1. BULLS Mavericks - 6-1 Simon SCHNELLER (GER) & 6-2 Urs HUBER (SUI) 2:52:08
  2. Wilier Vittoria Factory - 3-1 Fabian RABENSTEINER (ITA) & 3-2 Samuele PORRO (ITA) 2:54:24 / +2:16
  3. Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne - 1-1 Matthew BEERS (RSA) & 1-2 Howard GROTTS (USA) 2:55:16 / +3:08

STAGE 7 - WOMEN

  1. GHOST Factory Racing - 63-1 Anne TERPSTRA (NED) & 63-2 Nicole KOLLER (SUI) 3:32:07
  2. Cannondale Factory Racing - 62-1 Mona MITTERWALLNER (AUT) & 62-2 Candice LILL (RSA) 3:36:52 / +4:45
  3. Efficient Infiniti SCB SRAM - 61-1 Vera LOOSER (NAM) & 61-2 Alexis SKARDA (USA) 3:40:09 / +8:02

 

OVERALL RESULTS - MEN

  1. Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne - 1-1 Matthew BEERS (RSA) & 1-2 Howard GROTTS (USA) 25:22:17
  2. World Bicycle Relief - 2-1 Nino SCHURTER (SUI) & 2-2 Sebastian FINI (DEN) 25:33:24 / +11:07
  3. Buff Megamo - 7-1 Hans BECKING (NED) & 7-2 Wout ALLEMAN (BEL) 25:33:53 / +11:36

OVERALL RESULTS - WOMEN

  1. GHOST Factory Racing - 63-1 Anne TERPSTRA (NED) & 63-2 Nicole KOLLER (SUI) 30:56:22
  2. Cannondale Factory Racing - 62-1 Mona MITTERWALLNER (AUT) & 62-2 Candice LILL (RSA) 31:04:58 / +8:36
  3. Toyota-Specialized-NinetyOne - 69-1 Sofia GOMEZ VILLAFANE (ARG) & 69-2 Samara SHEPPARD (NZL) 31:32:10 / +35:48