May 29th of this year, Korean city of Incheon welcomed a Top class stage of the World Inline Cup.. The American Joey Mantia (Simmons-Schänkel, USA) is victorious in the sprint in front of the Frenchman Yann Guyader (Powerslide Matter World, FRA). The team-mate of Yann, Scott Arlidge (New Zealand) crossed the line 30 seconds later. He completes the podium.
Several attempts of breakaway livened up the race, the 3 skaters of the podium left with 2 Korean 10 km before the arrival. Mantia and Guyader left again together. Yann Guyader remains leading in the general ranking of the World Inline Cup.
In the ladies Race, Nicole Begg (X-tech MPC-International, NZL) tried to escape a few times in vain before finally succeed accompanied with Guo Dan ( CHN), Jang Su Ji (South Korea) and LEE SEUL (South Korea).
The New Zealander left too many strengths in the battle and miss the podium in front of Asian trio in the final sprint which is taken away by Guo in front of Jang and Lee.
Photo: site of the World Inline Cup