World Class Field for debut LGCT Mexico City

A truly international field of world class riders will shortly be arriving in Mexico City for the second round of action in the 2016 Longines Global Champions Tour season. Six of the world’s top ten riders will compete at the new addition to the Tour, as well as providing new opportunities for local Mexican riders to compete on a world class stage.

The double LGCT champion Edwina Tops-Alexander who has just won the Grand Prix in Miami Beach, will compete in Mexico City together with:

Sheikh Ali Bin Khalid Al Thani (QAT) who sits 5th in the rankings,  Maikel van der Vleuten (NED) and Kevin Staut (FRA) who are currently 6th and 7th, world number three Scott Brash (GBR), world number six Kent Farrington (USA), plus world number seven, eight and nine in the form of Gregory Wathelet (BEL), Bertram Allen (IRL) and Kevin Staut (FRA) respectively. Also in attendance will be rising star Jessica Mendoza (GBR), compatriot Olympic gold medallist Ben Maher (GBR), legend of the sport Rolf-Göran Bengtsson (SWE), CSI5* of Miami Beach winner Daniel Deusser (GER), Steve Guerdat (SUI), Emanuele Gaudiano (ITA), Jane Richard Philips (SUI)  and John Whitaker (GBR).


image: LGCT / Stefano Grasso