Genghis Khan MTB Adventure & Grassland Extreme Marathon

Sunday, May 26th

Last update:02:07:02 PM GMT


Tuulkhangai controls his rivals and finally wins the overall

Mongolia's Tugulduur Tuulkhangai is the new Genghis Khan MTB champion after controlling his main rivals on the final 100km long stage. He was third in a six-man sprint behind his compatriots Simiya and Baasankhuu. Chiara Eberle is the clear winner of the women's MTB competition.


Repeat victory for Hu Hao at Yurt City

The 2nd stage in the Genghis Khan MTB Adventure saw a fantastic performance by Hu Hao, who came from behind to outsprint two breakaway companions at Yurt City. Tugulduur Tuulkhangai suffered a crank problem, but managed to limit the damage and remains in yellow.


Lachowski wins Grassland Marathon in record time

Poland's Andrezj Lachowski dominated a sunny and warm 2015 Grassland Marathon with a solo record run to finish just under 2:40. The women's race on the other hand concluded in a sprint finish and saw Chen Linming beat Ma Yanxing.


Tuulkhangai expels bad spirits and claims 5th GKF stage win

2015-07-03Anybody who thought that Tugulduur Tuulkhangai was going to play it safe on the first day of the 9th Genghis Khan MTB Adventure was pretty much mistaken. In his traditional no-holds-barred style, Tugu just crushed the opposition and as such expelled the bad spirits that had plagued him on two previous occasions of this 1st stage. He arrived solo with over two minutes advantage over a trio, while Germany's Chiara Eberle took the stage win in the women's.


German victories in the Nadamu time trial

The 5.8 km individual time trial saw two German riders with the fastest times on the loop around Nadamu. Bernhard Uhl just nicked it by a mere three seconds over a showbooting Jataraboon Kiangchaipaiphana in 12:07, whereas Chiara Eberle had a clear advantage over Bitbit Baby Marites Sotto in a female lap record of 12:55!


Great battles expected in 9th MTB Adventure

The 9th Genghis Khan Festival in the Xiwuqi grasslands begins tomorrow with the individual time trial for mountainbikers around Nadamu Arena. Continuing the trend of the past years, it is another record-breaking edition with 1800 registered participants spread over the MTB and running competitions.


BV Sport supports the King of the Grasslands

We are happy to announce the continuing partnership with BV Sport, considered among elite athletes to be the reference in compression and recovery support products. BV Sport is the leading sponsor of the King of the Grasslands competition.


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