Sunday 28 November 2021

On 28 November the track in Besançon was part of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup for the first time ever. Strong riders Lucinda Brand and Eli Iserbyt were the fastest in the French mud.

Women Elite

Lucinda Brand won the eighth round of the UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Besançon, France. The world champion rode alone from start to finish. The battle for the other places on the podium was harder. In the end Canada's Maghalie Rochette and Dutch Denise Betsema were able to join Brand on the podium. Also curious about how the race went?

Men Elite

Toon Aerts found a circuit in France that was tailor-made for him and quickly took the lead in Besançon. The Belgian increased the pace considerably halfway through the first lap. That was the sign for Iserbyt, who did not start so well, to move up. The UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup leader had to close a gap, but eventually caught up with Aerts. Read more?


Men U19 *no World Cup


Women U19 *no World Cup


Women Elite

  1. 1. Lucinda Brand (NED)


  2. 2. Maghalie Rochette (CAN)


  3. 3. Denise Betsema (NED)



Men Elite

  1. 1. Eli Iserbyt (BEL)


  2. 2. Toon Aerts (BEL)


  3. 3. Pim Ronhaar (NED)