2019 Stirling XC Diary: Europe Wins Simplyhealth Great Stirling XCountry


xc4 (1 of 1)-7.jpgElite Women's race is off, photo by Steven Ashworth/for Great Run Company

xc4 (1 of 1)-9.jpgLaura Muir takes the relay win for Great Britain, photo by Steven Ashworth/for Great Run Company

xc4 (1 of 1)-11.jpgHillary Bor takes senior men's win, photo by Steven Ashworth/for Great Run Company

Europe wins

STIRLING (GBR, Jan 12): Team Europe successfully defend their overall title at the Simplyhealth Great Stirling XCountry (EA CC Permit) with 55 points ahead of Great Britain (84) and the USA (90). Germany's Elena Burkard won the women's 6km in 20:01 ahead of Brit Charlotte Arter (20:06) and Denmark's Anna Emilie Moller (20:11) before Hillary Bor won the men's 8km for the United States in 23:48 ahead of Sweden's Napoleon Solomon (23:48) and Spain's Adel Mechaal (23:49). Reigning two-time winner Leonard Korir was fourth in 23:49 and former three-time winner Garrett Heath had to settle for fifth in 23:56. Anchored by Laura Muir, Great Britain won the mixed 4x1500m relay in 17:36 from Europe (17:45) and the United States (18:01).
xc4 (1 of 1)-13.jpgThe senior men's race, photo by Steven Ashworth/Great Run Company

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