Keller on the podium again in Les Gets

Keller on the podium again in Les Gets
Keller on the podium again in Les Gets

In Les Gets, Alessandra Keller achieved her seventh podium finish in the cross-country, finishing third. This further extends her lead in the overall ranking.

Alessandra Keller also shows a strong performance in Les Gets, which earns her another podium place. – Keystone

the essentials in brief

  • Alessandra Keller finishes third in the cross-country in Les Gets.
  • This means that the Nidwaldner has achieved her third podium place over the Olympic distance.
  • She leads the overall standings with 225 points ahead of Les Gents winner Puck Pieterse.

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Alessandra Keller continues to be in great form. At the end of the Mountain Bike World Cup in Les Gets, the Nidwaldner finished 3rd in the cross-country.

At the Olympic dress rehearsal in the French Alps, Keller had to give way to the Dutchwoman Puck Pieterse and Candice Lill from South Africa. Keller lost just over three minutes to the superior 22-year-old Pieterse, who dominated the race from the start.

Keller extends overall leadership

With her third podium finish over the Olympic distance this season, the 28-year-old extended her lead in the overall rankings. Pieterse is now the first pursuer, 225 points behind. Overall, it was Keller’s seventh podium finish in the elite cross-country category.

Alessandra Keller is now clearly in the lead in the overall rankings. – Keystone

With Nicole Koller (12th) and Linda Indergand (13th), two other Swiss women placed in the top 15. In addition to Olympic champion Jolanda Neff, the two French women Pauline Ferrand-Prévot and Loana Lecomte as well as the American Haley Batten also skipped the race in view of the Olympic Games.

The cross-country medals will be awarded at the Summer Games in Paris in just over three weeks.

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