Mads Pedersen wins men’s elite road race at sodden world championships

29 September 2019 04:05
• Dane beats Matteo Trentin and Stefan Kung in sprint finish• Race shortened from 284.5km to 261km due to wet weatherCyclists’ legs react in unpredictable ways at the end of a bone chilling cold and wet day on the bike, and as two of the hottest favourites in the world road race championship fell to pieces in the space of 15 minutes, the 23-year-old Dane Mads Pedersen sprang through in unexpected style to give his country its first elite men’s title from Italy’s Matteo Trentin, becoming the youngest male world champion in the category in 20 years. Related: Cycling World Championships 2019: Mads Pedersen wins men's elite road race – as it happened Related: Annemiek van Vleuten goes solo to seal stunning women’s road race world title Related: Yorkshire flies its flags for local cycling hero Lizzie Deignan Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian