Bec McConnell wins her first UCI MTB cross-country World Cup title in Brazil

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated April 11 2022 - 8:16am, first published 3:51am
Bec McConnell wins her first UCI MTB cross-country World Cup title in Brazil, ending Australia's nine year drought. Picture: Getty Images

Canberra's Bec McConnell has ended Australia's more than 20-year drought in the women's cross-country by winning the first UCI MTB World Cup event since 2001.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

Journalist

Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.