First-lap misfortunes couldn’t derail Mathieu van der Poel Saturday in the Diegem Superprestige.
Cant rides to her third straight victory of Kerstperiode holiday series. Ferrand-Prevot finishes alone in second ahead of Kaptheijns.
Under the lights in Diegem, Belgium, Mathieu van der Poel rode to victory ahead of Wout Van Aert with a last-lap surge.
After more than one year without a win at a major international cyclocross race, Marianne Vos comes storming back to win in Diegem.
Mathieu van der Poel's savvy tactics prove decisive in Diegem
Mathieu van der Poel and Ellen Van Loy shine under the lights during the Superprestige round at Diegem
Diegem is one of Europe's most unique cyclocross races, held at night in a city center and favoring a well-rounded racer with savvy tactics.
An icy, snowy, slippery track challenged riders at the night race in Diegem, and young Matthieu van der Poel came out on top
Van der Poel rode at the front from start to finish, and benefitted from a late-race crash by Lars van der Haar to ride clear, winning alone
The world champ continued her winning ways in Diegem, taking the sixth round of the Superprestige series, four seconds ahead of Pauline