Tom Pidcock manages top-five finish at MTB World Cup after overtaking 70 riders and suffering puncture

The Brit came from a long way back at Albstadt in Germany and is 'super happy' with his performance

Tom Pidcock
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After Tom Pidcock won his first mountain bike race back by more than three minutes, his second involved managing a top-five finish after overtaking 70 riders and suffering a slow puncture.

At the mountain bike world cup round in Albstadt, Germany, Pidcock finished fifth despite starting back in the 11th row, overtaking most of the field to finish only 29 seconds down on winner Victor Koretzky. Nino Schurter finished runner-up, two seconds behind, while Mathieu van der Poel came seventh.

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