Well, well, well, Rachel Atherton's 100 per cent streak has been broken. With Tahnee Seagrave opting not to qualify following an elbow injury (but she will still race as a protected rider), qualifying came down to a two horse race between Carpenter and Atherton.

Manon Carpenter

Atherton was three seconds up at the first split but went down in the new woods section and finished five seconds back on Carpenter.

Rachel Atherton
Rachel Atherton

Women's Qualification results

  1. Manon Carenter – 5:25.410
  2. Rachel Atherton – 5:30.271
  3. Tracey Hannah – 5:30.833
  4. Morgane Charre – 5:42.673
  5. Emilie Siegenthaler – 5:45.543

Fort William World Cup 2016 qualification results women

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