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Photo: Tim de Waele
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BMC Racing Compact: Tour de Suisse, ITU World Series, Erdinger City Triathlon, Zyturm Triathlon, MTB Raid Evolenard

20. June 2011

The weekend palmarès of BMC athletes is long: two triathlon victories in Erding and Zug; a bronze medal at the Olympic triathlon world championship series; a clean MTB podium sweep; and a 6th place finish in the GC of the Tour de Suisse - BMC racing athletes are on a roll!


Tour de Suisse: Mathias Frank 6th in GC

The 24-year-old Swiss was THE surprise of this year's edition of the Tour de Suisse. Mathias Frank put on strong performances in the mountains and the individual time trial on the final day of the tour. His BMC Racing Team support was lead by illustrious domestiques such as George Hincapie or Alessandro Ballan to secure fantastic results on home soil.

Tour de Suisse team coverage


ITU Dextro Energy Triathlon Series Kitzbühel: Sven Riederer in third

It is his season. He placed third in the first run of the 2011 ITU Dextro Energy World Championship Series in Sydney earlier this year. Now Sven Riederer confirmed his form in the third run of the series held in Kitzbühel. The Swiss Olympic bronze medallist of 2004 ran up to third place in the final 10 kilometers. British 2009 World Champion Allistair Brownlee dominated the race from the gun to win.

ITU race video

Citytriathlon Erding: Andreas Raelert remains unbeaten

Third appearance. Third victory. Andreas Raelert remains unbeaten in 2011 after his last-minute showing at the Citytriathlon Erding. He came in to replace his brother Michael who opted out to concentrate on his Ironman debut in Frankfurt. Andreas withstood the harsh weather conditions and executed his usual perfect race tactics: it was in the final running meters when he passed by his competition to win the race.

Erding report

Zyturm Triathlon Zug: Salvisberg Brothers with double victory

The Salvisberg Brother finished a short day at the pro triathlon office in first (Lukas) and 2nd (Andrea). EWZ Power teammate Ronnie Schildknecht followed in fourth. The race had to be cancelled after the second swim due to inclement weather. Final rankings were taking after the first run.

Salvisberg Rennbericht

BMC Mountainbike Racing Team: Triple victory at Raid Evolenard

They lined up in three. They arrived at the finish in three at the very front. Alex Moos (1st), Julien Tamararcaz (2nd) and German cross country Champion Moritz Milatz (3rd) dusted their competition at the Raid Evolenard in the Swiss Valais region.