The results merry-go-round at the top of the leaderboard continued at the Langkawi International MTB Challenge on stage 3, with Australia’s Lachlan Norris (Giant Global Factory Offroad Team) topping the podium.
Johnny Cattaneo (Full-Dynamix) went one better than his stage 2 result to claim second today, while yesterday’s stage winner, Karl Platt, finished third.
Platt’s third place finish ensured he remained in the leader’s jersey, and now holds an almost 4 minute lead over stage 1 winner Burry Stander.
Cattaneo held his third position overall, with Norris’ stage win elevating him into fourth overall.
Results stage 3
1. Lachlan Norris, Giant Global Factory Offroad Team – 1:20:52h
2. Johnny Cattaneo, Full-Dynamix – 1:21:28h
3. Karl Platt, Team Bulls – 1:21:28h
Overall classification after stage 3
1. Karl Platt, Team Bulls – 5:16:14h
2. Burry Stander, Specialized Factory Racing – 5:20:00h
3. Johnny Cattaneo, Full-Dynamix – 5:23:56h
4. Lachlan Norris, Giant Global Factory Offroad Team – 5:24:30h
5. Thomas Dietsch, Team Bulls – 5:24:51