After a successful training camp in the new Area 47 in Ötztal Karl Markt finished off a big week of training with a 6th place in the Austrian MTB Grand Prix at Windhaag on the weekend.
The Class 1 Category race is one of the qualifying races for the Austrian Team for the World Championships in September. Markt finished 2 minutes 25 seconds behind the winner Torsten Marx and as 2nd Austrian over the finish line gaining valuable World ranking points.
This weekend Markt will travel to Kirchberg in Austria for the next world championships qualifying race.
The main focus for Markt is the European Championships. With his consistent results in the first half of the season Markt has secured his spot on the Austrian National Team which will travel to Israel on the 7th – 9th of July.