Eric Lamaze leads the GCT Season standings after the second leg in Madrid, Spain
After two legs of the 2014 Longines Global Champions Tour season, it is Canada’s 2008 Olympic gold medalist Eric Lamaze who jumps to the top of the overall standing with 54 points. After the first leg in Antwerp, Belgium and the second leg in Madrid, Spain, it is Eric’s consistent results that have pushed him to the top of the season leader board. Finishing in 6th position in the Grand Prix of Antwerp and 14th in the Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Madrid, means the Canadian jumps ahead of the standings aboard Artisan Farms’ Powerplay. In second position on the 2014 season standings is the Italian rider Emanuele Gaudiano, also he with 54 points.
Third place is shared between Qatar’s Bassem Hassan Mohammed and Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander, who both hold 53 points each. Fifth position is held by the two winners of the season thus far; McLain Ward and Maikel van der Vleuten. Germany’s Marcus Ehning shares seventh position with Sweden’s Rolf-Göran Bengtsson, who finished second in the Grand Prix of Antwerp and now holds 37 points. Belgium’s young Constant van Paesschen and two-time Olympic silver medalist Gerco Schröder are tied for ninth position with 35 points.
Top 10 – 2014 Longines Global Champions Tour Season Standings (after Madrid, Spain)
- Eric Lamaze (CAN) 54 points
- Emanuele Guadiano (ITA) 54 points
- Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) 53 points
- Bassem Hassan Mohammed (QAT) 52 points
- Maikel van der Vleuten (NED) 40 points
- McLain Ward (USA) 40 points
- Marcus Ehning (GER) 37 points
- Rolf-Goran Bengtsson (SWE) 37 points
- Constant van Pasesschen (BEL) 35 points
- Gerco Schroder (NED) 35 points