With the women one can only say: Helena is back. With a strong MTB performance she more than made up for the 4 minutes gap from the swim split and took the lead. Carina Wasle (AUT) stayed on her heels and finished second. 3rd place went to the newcomer of the year, the Portuguese Pauline Vie.
Rui Dolores (PRT) and Carina Wasle (AUT) lead the 2019 XTERRA Tour classification after 7 of 14 races. With Peter Lehmann (3rd) and Maria Döring (6th) two Germans are in the top 10.