Tom Pidcock signs off for season with first MTB XCO win as world champion

Ineos Grenadiers rider won his second MTB XCO World Cup race of the season at Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada

Tom Pidcock wins the Mont-Sainte-Anne XCO race
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Tom Pidcock signed his mountain bike season off with a first win in the rainbow jersey at Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec, Canada, on Sunday.

The Ineos Grenadiers rider won the Cross-Country Olympic race (XCO) in front of Mathias Flückiger (Thömus Maxon) and Marcel Guerrini (Bixs Performance), his second World Cup XCO win of the season, and his first since he won the World Championships in Glasgow in August.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.