Cyclocross

In the News: Stybar will race cyclocross

Former world cyclocross champ Zdenek Stybar will be at four major races during the Belgian Kerstperiode week.

Het Nieuwsblad reports that former world cyclocross champion Zdenek Stybar will return to the dirt for the Kerstperiode races during Christmas week in Belgium. Now more-or-less devoted to his road career with Etixx-Quick-Step, Stybar initially seemed unlikely to race ‘cross this year. However, on Tuesday, he confirmed his participation in four races: Antwerp, Loenhout, Baal, and Leuven.

Stybar injured his shoulder racing cyclocross in Ardooie last season. He recovered and went on to win stage 6 of the Tour de France in 2015.