Van der Poel did not compete in the Primus Classic

Hindley’s World Cup starts at risk due to Corona infection

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09/16/2022 | (rsn) – Contrary to announcements, Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin – Deceuninck) will not be at the start of the Primus Classic (1.Pro). The Dutch wanted to use the Belgian match on Saturday as a rehearsal for the world championship, but due to the expected rainy weather, van der Poel did not want to take any risks, as his team wrote on Twitter. Belgian Gianni Vermeersch will replace the 27-year-old. Van der Poel makes his first world championship appearance next Wednesday in the Dutch mixed race.


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Hindley’s World Cup starts at risk due to Corona infection
Jai Hindley’s participation in the World Cup in Wollongong is in danger due to Corona infection. As his team Bora – hansgrohe announced on Twitter, the Australian tested positive for the corona virus after the Vuelta a Espana, in which he finished tenth. The Australian national team will decide on the start of the 26-year-old before the tournament, Bora-hansgrohe continued.


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Tour winner Vingegaard returns to the field in the Croce tournament
A good two months after his Tour de France victory, Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo – Visma) will compete again in a UCI race for the first time. As confirmed by tournament organizers Croatia on their website, Dane will participate in the 6-day tour of Croatia, which begins on September 27 in Osijek and ends on October 2 in Zagreb. Besides Vingegaard, Egan Bernal, Geraint Thomas (both Ineos Grenadiers) and Matej Mohoric (Bahrain Victorious) are still in the starting line-up.

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