Elite, U23 men close out CX Worlds

  
  


(Jan. 31, 2016) – Logan Owen (Bremerton, Wash./Cal Giant-Specialized) picked up a 13th-place finish in the U23 men’s race Sunday, leading all American riders on the final day of the 2016 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships Heusden-Zolder, Belgium.
 
Logan Owen finished 13th in the U23 men's race.
Logan Owen finished 13th in the U23 men's race. (photo by Rob Jones)

Owen clocked a 52:40 run for 13th, which was 1:22 behind U23 winner Eli Iserbyt’s (BEL) 51:18 finish. Adam Toupalik (CZE) earned silver in 51:19, followed by bronze medalist Quinten Hermans (BEL) in 51:23. Curtis White (Delanson, N.Y./Cannondale Cyclocrossworld) finished 18th in 53:09, Andrew Dillman (Fairdale, Ky./Cyclocross Network Racing) crossed 27th in 54:13, Grant Ellwood (Boulder, Colo./Boulder Cycle Sport-YogaGlo) claimed 33rd in 55:22, Tobin Ortenblad (Santa Cruz, Calif./California Giant Cycling) took 35th in 55:38 and Scott Smith (Feeding Hills, Mass./JAM Fund / NCC / JAM / NCC / Vittoria) finished 43rd in  56:59.
 
Stephen Hyde (Easthampton, Mass./Cannondale Cyclocrossworld) was the top American finisher in the elite men’s race with a 23rd-place 1:09:23 finish. Wout van Aert (BEL) took the win in 1:05:52, trailed by Lars van der Haar (NED) in 1:05:57 and Kevin Pauwels (BEL) in 1:06:27. National champion Jeremy Powers (Easthampton, Mass./Aspire Racing) crossed 34th in 1:11:21, followed by 35th-place finisher Yannick Eckmann (Boulder, Colo./Maxxis-Shimano) in 1:12:37. Travis Livermon (Winston Salem, NC) took 39th in 1:13:06 and Allen Krughoff (Boulder, Colo./Noosa Pro Cyclocross) claimed 41st in 1:13:31. Anthony Clark (Feeding Hills, Mass./Squid Bikes) finished 43rd one lap back, and Jeremy Durrin (Westhampton, Mass./Neon Velo Cycling Team) finished 56th two laps back.
 
2016 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships photo gallery
Full UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships Day 2 results.
 
U23 men
1. Eli Iserbyt (BEL) 51:18
2. Adam Toupalik (CZE) 51:19
3. Quinten Hermans (BEL) 51:23
13. Logan Owen (Bremerton, Wash./Cal Giant-Specialized) 52:40
18. Curtis White (Delanson, N.Y./Cannondale Cyclocrossworld) 53:09
27. Andrew Dillman (Fairdale, Ky./Cyclocross Network Racing) 54:13
33. Grant Ellwood (Boulder, Colo./Boulder Cycle Sport-YogaGlo) 55:22
35. Tobin Ortenblad (Santa Cruz, Calif./California Giant Cycling) 55:38
43. Scott Smith (Feeding Hills, Mass./JAM Fund / NCC / JAM / NCC / Vittoria) 56:59
 
Elite men
1. Wout van Aert (BEL) 1:05:52
2. Lars van der Haar (NED) 1:05:57
3. Kevin Pauwels (BEL) 1:06:27
23. Stephen Hyde (Easthampton, Mass./Cannondale Cyclocrossworld) 1:09:23
34. Jeremy Powers (Easthampton, Mass./Aspire Racing) 1:11:21
35. Yannick Eckmann (Boulder, Colo./Maxxis-Shimano) 1:12:37
39. Travis Livermon (Winston Salem, NC) 1:13:06
41. Allen Krughoff (Boulder, Colo./Noosa Pro Cyclocross) 1:13:31
43. Anthony Clark (Feeding Hills, Mass./Squid Bikes) -1LAP
56. Jeremy Durrin (Westhampton, Mass./Neon Velo Cycling Team) -2LAP

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