Gallery: Leogang XC World Cup

Cross country World Cup action from Leogang

The 2020 World Championships for cross country were an affair defined by conditions. Conditions in this case meaning the ever present Covid issues, the constant rain, the muddy conditions, and the questions on who had actually had the fitness to win.

Have a look race day through the lens of team photographer Matt Delorme!


Hattie Harnden put the hammer down in the U-23 race

An eventual ninth place finish for Hattie

Start line for the women

Emily Batty looking for solid finish to a year of odd conditions

Evie coming off of a successful Nove Mesto

Jolanda was looking for redemption after the previous World Cups

Emily Batty fighting her way to a 27th place finish

In her first elite season, a 13th place finish for Evie Richards

A battle in the top-ten for Jolanda

6th place for Jolanda at the end

All said and done, Jolanda was happy with the result

Time for the men

Riders knew it would be a difficult day

Anton looking for daylight at the front of the group

Stephane looking for the same fresh air at the front

Conditions remained moody for the whole event

Sadly Stephane would end up not finishing the race

Anton fought till then end

Anton looking ahead to an eventual 41st place finish

Next up for the Europeans on the team is a trip to European Championships!