Matthys Beukes (RSA) and his partner Gert Heyns (RSA) from team SCOTT Factory Racing managed to finish in first. Nino Schurter (SUI) and Philip Buys (RSA) from team SCOTT-Odlo MTB Racing took second place after winning the stage 6 on the day before. Roel Paulissen (BEL) and Riccardo Chiarini (ITA) from team Torpado Factory made it on the podium at stage 7 as well, by finishing in third.
In the Women category Ariane Kleinhans (SUI)/Annika Langvad (DEN) from team RECM2 won the stage 7 in front of Esther Süss (SUI) and Sally Bigham (UK) from Team Meerendal. Consequently there hadn’t been any surprises regarding the overall ranking – Kleinhans and Langvad are the champions of this year’s Absa CAPE EPIC.