Tuesday 26 December 2023
Gavere was part of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup for the first time on Monday 26 December 2022. After races on a leaden course, two Dutch riders were allowed to take victory. Shirin van Anrooij won the Women Elite race, while in the Men Elite category Mathieu van der Poel made it ahead of Wout van Aert and Tom Pidcock.
Dutch rider Shirin van Anrooij gave herself a nice Christmas present. In Gavere, she solo won her second UCI World Cup round of the season. On a tough and muddy course, she left her teammate Brand behind. Pieterse took third place. Read more.
In the mud in Gavere we got a real duel of titans. After a superb battle between the big 3, it was Mathieu van der Poel who got the win. Wout van Aert came second, world champion Tom Pidcock secured third place on the podium. Read more.