Mountain Bike World Cup: Manon Carpenter second in Canada

Manon Carpenter
Manon Carpenter won the seven-race 2014 World Series on 1360 points

Reigning world champion Manon Carpenter finished second in round five of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup downhill in Canada.

The Welsh rider, 22, is now third in the overall standings.

Fellow British rider Rachel Atherton won to claim her fourth successive victory in this year's competition and keep her place at the top overall.

After the race, Carpenter tweeted: "Wahey! Managed to hold on to the horse for 2nd place today. Was a wild ride!"

The World Cup series' sixth round takes place in Windham in the United States.

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