Rachel Atherton , what can you say? The queen of downhill laid down another imperious performance to qualify first in Losinj.

Losinj women qualifying results

Rachel Atherton - 2:47.339
Tracey Hannah - 2:48.829
Myriam Nicole - 2:49.144
Marine Cabirou - 2:50.129
Cecile Ravanel - 2:51.002 
Tahnee Seagrave - 2:51.331
Emilie Siegenthaler - 2:51.776
Monika Hrastnik - 2:53.685
Katy Curd - 2:59.469
Mariana Salazar - 3:01.493 


It wasn’t the most dominant performance we’ve ever seen from Rach but it was enough to put 1.5 seconds into Tracey on this short track.

Last year’s World Cup champ Myriam Nicole was fastest at splits 2 and 3 but had to settle for third in the end. Marine Cabirou then Cecile Ravanel rounded out the top 5.

Full results to follow.