Sunday 15 October 2023
Waterloo was the setting for the opening round of the 2023-2024 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup on 15 October 2023. In the Women's Elite catergory, there was no limit to Fem van Empel. The Dutchwoman got to swap her rainbow jersey for the very first leader's jersey in the most important regularity criterium. Among the Men Elite, victory went to Thibau Nys. The young Belgian was victorious for the first time in the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup among the pros.
Fem van Empel has claimed the opening round of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup. The world champion launched her attack early in the second round and was never troubled. Read more about it.
Thibau Nys breaks his duck. For the first time in his career, the Belgian took victory in the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup for Men Elite in Waterloo. With the help of his technical skills and a shoe problem for Eli Iserbyt, Nys completed a fine solo. Read more about it.