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Canada's Catharine Pendrel takes bronze at Mountain Bike World Cup

Canada's Catharine Pendrel reached the podium at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in front of a home crowd in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Que., on Sunday.

Canadian teammate Emily Batty comes in just behind for a 4th-place finish

Canada's Catharine Pendrel, pictured above at the 2016 Rio Olympics, raced to bronze at the Mountain Bike World Cup on Sunday. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press)

Canada's Catharine Pendrel reached the podium at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in front of a home crowd in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Que., on Sunday. 

Pendrel, the 2016 Olympic bronze medallist, came in ahead of Canadian teammate Emily Batty to secure a third-place result. 

The 36-year-old Pendrel of Kamloops, B.C. finished with a time of one hour, 19 minutes and four seconds, while Batty came in at 1:19:57. 

Ukraine's Yana Belomoina took gold with 1:17:50 and France's Pauline Ferrand Prevot was second in 1:18:34. 

In the men's race, Swiss rider Nino Schurter rewrote history by taking his fifth consecutive win of the season.


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