Van Aert and Van der Poel kick the Cyclo-cross World Cup up a notch in Namur

Van Aert and Van der Poel kick the Cyclo-cross World Cup up a notch in Namur



Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) and Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) have already provided one of the most thrilling Classics battles of the year in the Tour of Flanders and the pair are now due to light up the cyclo-cross season in this weekend’s UCI World Cup in Namur.

With Lucinda Brand (Telenet-Baloise), Ceylin Alvarado (Alpecin-Fenix) and Denise Betsema (Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal) expected to continue their battle in the women’s race, Sunday’s two elite fields look set  to deliver hard-fought and thrilling competition even in the absence of cheering fans.



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