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Mathieu van der Poel confirmed for worlds street race begin
- 1 Mathieu van der Poel confirmed for worlds street race begin
- 2 Davide Rebellin suffers double leg fractures at Memorial Marco Pantani
- 3 Magnus Sheffield steps as much as WorldTour with Ineos Grenadiers
- 4 Anna van der Breggen pulls out of world championships combined relay
- 5 Evie Richards wins MTB World Cup spherical in Snowshoe
Mathieu van der Poel is confirmed to begin the 2021 worlds street race.
Dutch nationwide crew coach Koos Moerenhout confirmed van der Poel will begin the elite males’s street race Sunday, September 26, reported the Dutch information supply Maakt Wielerdromen Waar.
“Mathieu has not had the best run-up to this World [Champoionships], however he definitely offers an additional dimension to our street crew, it will increase our probabilities of success that he participates. He might not be the outspoken favourite on account of his bodily points main as much as this World Cup, however he will definitely be a rider to look at. I’m glad he’s getting began,” Moerenhout stated.
The four-time cyclocross world champion who wore the yellow jersey for per week on the 2021 Tour de France crashed on the primary lap of the 2021 Olympic mountain bike race in August.
The 26-year-old has been on a rocky path to restoration since, struggling again ache, and didn’t contest the person time trial Sunday.
Every week in the past, the Dutch phenom gave the impression to be on the mend, profitable the 183km Antwerp Port Epic from a breakaway.
Davide Rebellin suffers double leg fractures at Memorial Marco Pantani
Davide Rebellin suffered a damaged tibia and a damaged fibula when he crashed on the Memorial Marco Pantani Sunday. He was instantly taken to a hospital in Forli, reported Wielerflits.
Sonny Colbrelli received the race in a time of 4:50:29. Vincenzo Albanese (Eolo-Kometa Biking Group) and Alex Aranburu (Astana-Premier Tech) took the minor podium positions with the identical ending time.
Rebellin, 50, turned professional in 1992. He wore the maglia rosa in phases 7 – 12 of the 1996 Giro d’Italia. In 2001, he received the GC on the Tirreno-Adriatico. Three years later, in 2004, Rebelli received the Amstel Gold Race, Liège–Bastogne–Liège, and La Flèche Wallone — which he received once more in 2007 and 2009. He took the general title on the 2008 Paris-Good.
The Italian was stripped of his silver medal from the 2008 Olympic street race when his B-sample indicated the presence of CERA. Fabian Cancellara was elevated from third place to second place on account of Rebellin’s outcomes elimination.
Extra just lately, Rebellin has raced 34 days in 2021, and completed seventh on the Tour of Romania whereas racing for the UCI Continental crew Work Service–Marchiol–Dynatek.
Magnus Sheffield steps as much as WorldTour with Ineos Grenadiers
The younger American rider Magnus Sheffield will race for Ineos Grenadiers subsequent season.
Sheffield, 19, will be part of the British squad having already parted methods with Rally Biking final month. The New Yorker will grow to be the primary American to race with the Sky / Ineos franchise since Joe Dombrowski and Ian Boswell.
“Magnus has proven that he’s a gutsy racer, and one which when confronted with challenges has the aptitude to create options to beat what life throws at him,” stated crew director Rod Ellingworth.
“The best way he units himself targets and works in direction of them is a top quality that matches with the Ineos Grenadiers ethos. Creating up and coming expertise is now an actual focus for this crew, and it is going to be fascinating to see how he grows over the approaching seasons.”
Sheffield first jumped to the world’s view when he positioned third behind teammate Quinn Simmons on the 2019 junior world championships. He misplaced a season of street racing because of the pandemic in 2020 however put the time to good use by breaking the junior 3km particular person pursuit report on the U.S. coaching heart in Colorado, setting a time of three:06:447.
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— Magnus Sheffield (@MagnusSheffield) November 20, 2020
Sheffield is hoping to find extra about his street racing skillset in his first season with Ineos Grenadiers subsequent yr.
“I see myself as an all-rounder, I’d say that the one-day races are those I like essentially the most, particularly with the cobbles, however the first couple of years on the crew I simply need to see which sort of terrain fits me,” Sheffield stated.
“The following couple years I’m wanting ahead to gaining as a lot expertise as attainable and actually simply looking for the model of racing I like essentially the most. Then additionally with the ability to assist my teammates succeed.”
Sheffield is one in every of a handful of younger abilities that Ineos Grenadiers has signed in latest months. The American will be part of 20-year-old duo Luke Plapp and Ben Tulett on the crew subsequent season.
Anna van der Breggen pulls out of world championships combined relay
Anna van der Breggen has pulled out of world championships combined relay as she scrambles for restoration time forward of Saturday’s street race.
Riejanne Markus will now race alongside Annemiek van Vleuten and Ellen van Dijk in Wednesday’s relay race.
Van der Breggen had already determined to not race the European championships final week and won’t defend her world time trial title Monday. The Dutchwoman has been battling fatigue because the Olympics and is searching for further restoration time forward of her closing race earlier than retirement on the worlds street race this weekend.
Evie Richards wins MTB World Cup spherical in Snowshoe
Evie Richards (Trek Manufacturing unit Racing) doubled her short-track victory with a cross nation race win on the UCI mountain bike World Cup on Sunday. Richards beat Rebecca McConnell (Primaflor Mondraker) and Anne Tauber (PostNL Bafang) on the Snowshoe circuit after McConnell flatted whereas main the race.
Richards’ victory slotted her as much as second general in what was the ultimate spherical of the World Cup. Loana Lecomte (Massi) received the general regardless of not racing in West Virginia this weekend.
The victory places a cap on a standout summer season for Richards, who received the world championships in August earlier than scoring her first World Cup victory in Lenzerheide earlier this month.
“I can’t imagine it. It sounds loopy that I’m as much as second within the general. I didn’t assume in Albstadt [the first round of the World Cup] that this could be my season,” Richards stated.
“I used to be fairly burdened within the race as a result of it was laborious to listen to the splits as a result of the crowds had been so noisy. So I used to be simply attempting to do constant laps but additionally save one thing for the tip in case somebody got here as much as me. I really like being in America, they actually do lay on the very best races.”
Christopher Blevins made historical past together with his victory within the males’s race later within the day, turning into the primary American male to win on the World Cup since 1994.