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World Cup, Teocchi earns her first élite Top-20
26 may 2019
The Team Bianchi Countervail Italian gains further positions in Women's Elite series in Nove Mesto (Czech Republic), while teammates Colledani and Tempier finish 34th and 47th respectively
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Chiara Teocchi placed 19th in World Cup XCO round 2 in Nove Mesto na Morave (Czech Republic), on Sunday, May 26th. Started with the race number 76, Team Bianchi Countervail's Italian delivered an excellent performance achieving her first Top-20 display in the Women's Elite race, thanks to a smart ride and a steady comeback despite. a 4:47 gap from the winner Kate Courtney.
"I'm really happy, this is a great satisfaction I got after a hard spring time. I scored a good result on a course not perfectly fitting to my skills: I can be satisfied with this 19th place, considering I'm a rookie in Women Elite series and I started in sixth lane today", Chiara commented.
Nadir Colledani and Stephane Tempier didn't manage to fight for the top positions, closing 34th and 47th respectively. Colledani got to the finish 5 minutes and 59 seconds after the winner Mathieu Van der Poel, whilst Tempier summed a 7:07 gap.
The Team Bianchi Countervail is equipped with the following models: 
•             Methanol CV RS, engineered to be the best XCO and XCM racing machine, without compromises, and enhanced with the innovative and exclusive Bianchi CV System powered by Countervail to eliminate vibrations
•             Methanol 29 FS, full-suspension model with a racing geometry
•             Zolder Pro disc, latest evolution of the carbon platform designed by Bianchi for cyclocross, combining lightweight and resistance to obtain the best performance
Photo credits: Michele Mondini