Pro XCT: Standings shuffle in return to series action


(June 22, 2016) – Raphael Gagne (CAN/Cannondale 360fly p/b SUGOI) and Larissa Connors (Silverado, Calif./TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) jumped to the front of the men’s and women’s Pro Mountain Bike Cross-Country Tour (Pro XCT) standings after a big day at the June 18 Missoula XC in Missoula, Mont.
Larissa Connors leads the women's Pro XCT standings after Missoula XC.
Larissa Connors leads the women's Pro XCT standings after Missoula XC. (photo by Philip Beckman/

Gagne moved to a men’s standings-best 200 points with a third-place finish at Missoula XC, while Connors returned to the top women’s spot with 202 points thanks to her bronze medal finish at the event.
Full Missoula XC results.
2016 USA Cycling Pro XCT Standings:
Elite Men
1. Raphael Gagne (CAN/Cannondale 360fly p/b SUGOI) – 200
2. Todd Wells (Durango, Colo./Specialized Factory Racing) – 182
3. Stephen Ettinger (Bellingham, Wash./Ridebiker p/b Focus) – 168
4. Nicola Rohrbach (SWI/Goldwurst-Power-Felt) – 150
5. Howard Grotts (Durango, Colo./Specialized Racing) – 114
Elite Women
1. Larissa Connors (Silverado, Calif./TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) – 202
2. Erin Huck (Boulder, Colo./SCOTT 3 ROX) – 193
3. Georgia Gould (Fort Collins, Colo./LUNA Pro Team) – 170
4. Katerina Nash (Emeryville, Calif./LUNA Pro Team) – 145
5. Evelyn Dong (Boulder, Colo./Sho-Air-Cannondale) – 115

Full Pro XCT standings.
Angel Fire, N.M., plays host to the June 23-28 Chile Challenge, the sixth of eight Pro XCT stops.

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