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Carolin Schiff (Canyon CLLCTV) continued her spectacular roll, including one other UCI Gravel World Collection spherical victory to her record at Want One Millau in France. British rider Toby Perry (EF Schooling-Nippo Growth) took the step for males after keeping off a robust chasing trio.
On a brand new part of the route on the Côte du Rouquet, with 59.5km to go Perry launched his assault from a lowered entrance group. The 23-year-old Briton pressed on and put time into three chasers to win below the Millau Viaduct with a lead of greater than 7 minutes to French TotalEnergies’ rider Geoffrey Soupe.
In third was US rider Russell Finsterwald (Specialised Off Highway), who ventured to France to get a really feel for European gravel racing coming off a sixth place within the professional males’s Unbound 200. Nathan Haas was simply behind in fourth.
Schiff additionally gained with a robust solo effort on the 146km course with 2,200 meters of elevation achieve that began and completed in Millau. The German rider came to visit the road greater than 12 minutes in entrance of her compatriot and fellow Canyon CLLTV teammate Jade Treffeisen, who additionally got here second on the Millau race in 2022. Rosa Kloser (ACR Girls) adopted in third, lower than a minute-and-a-half later, a double puncture at kilometre 95 separating her from Treffeisen.
Want One is the tenth spherical of the 2023 UCI Gravel World Collection. Subsequent Saturday, June 24, racing strikes to the USA for the eleventh spherical at Highlands Gravel Basic in Arkansas. The Gravel World Collection races act as qualifiers for the UCI Gravel World Championships, which can happen in Veneto, Italy on October 7.