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6 November 2021, 17:40

Lucinda Brand completes her collection. The reigning World Champion took on the European Elite Women Cyclo-cross Championship this Saturday at the Col du VAM (see standings). “One day winning the European Championship was one of the goals on my list. Running it and winning it in front of an audience that supported me, it’s really good “, declares at the microphone of DirectVelo the 32-year-old Dutchwoman who had to wait to finally climb on the top step of the continental podium as for her world title ( read here). Last season, she finished 3rd in Rosmalen and twice finished 2nd in 2017 and 2016, respectively in Tabor and Pontchâteau. From the second lap, at the recovery station on a muddy part, she was took a few steps ahead of its rivals to no longer be joined. “I didn’t wait too long to race. I made a hole. Suddenly, when you have the opportunity, you have to take advantage of it to distance yourself from the others. It was a nice feeling to be alone in front. On the other hand, it was very important to stay focused ”, recognizes the usual member of Baloise Trek Lions in the plowed fields who finished with almost a minute ahead of her first pursuer, the Hungarian Kata Blanka Vas. WORLD CHAMPION ALLOWS ME TO ARRIVE RELAXED »At the start of the event, the different bataves were asked not to roll against each other. “We are in the same situation as when we were racing against Sanne Cant before. We wanted to avoid giving the title to Kata Blanka Vas because of a misunderstanding. Finally, the course was not really for its qualities. She’s very strong technically, but here the circuit may not suit her. ”Lately, the 32-year-old Batavian had suffered a chill. “It’s important to come back calmly. I knew I had not lost my condition. Last season was really exceptional, ”explains Lucinda Brand, who doesn’t feel any stress with her rainbow tunic. “The World Champion jersey that I wear allows me to arrive relaxed. The only pressure this overcoat gives me is to be brave. In fact, everything is simpler. I enjoy”.

Lucinda BRAND

François Alaphilippe, former President of the FFC, died this Thursday, announces L’Equipe. He had served only one term at the head of the federation as he had committed to. He succeeded Germain Simon in 1989 before passing the baton to Daniel Baal – whom he had beaten four years earlier – in 1993.

Kévin Karioua will not take the start of the 6th stage of the Tour de la Guadeloupe this Thursday. Its team, Team CAMA Carène Cycling Development, announces that its rider is the subject of “an alleged violation of the rules relating to the fight against doping”, after an anti-doping control by AFLD on October 3. That day he placed 8th in the sixth

The European Cyclo-cross Championship will take place on November 6 and 7 at the Col du Vam site in Drenthe (Netherlands). François Trarieux, national cyclo-cross trainer, established the selection for this European Championship. The Elite Women and Men selections will be announced after the Overijse World Cup round on October 31, the last chance to meet the selection criteria.

Florian Maitre has signed up with Laval Cyclisme 53 for the 2022 season, DirectVelo has learned. The 25-year-old knew very late in the season, three days before Paris-Roubaix to be precise, that he would not be retained by

Valentin Guillaud (Team Guével Immobilier Laval Cyclisme 53) won this Monday the Dijon International cyclo-cross (C2), organized by the SCO Dijon. He finished ahead of Yan Gras (Team Podiocom CC). Valentin Guillaud succeeds Joshua Dubau (Team Peltrax-CS Dammarie-lès-Lys) in the prize list. Rankings: Seniors and Hopes1. GUILLAUD Valentin TEAM

From January 1, the UCI Continental Bingoal Casino-Chevalmeire and Doltcini-Van Eyck Sport-Proximus teams will merge, DirectVelo has learned. The training will be called Bingoal Casino-Chevalmeire-Van Eyck Sport and will evolve at the Continental level. Fifteen runners will make up the squad. Note that the sports director of Bingoal Casino-Chevalmeire Davy Wijnant will not be part of

Ryan Kamp (Netherlands) won, this Saturday, in Drenthe (Netherlands), the European Men’s Cyclo-cross Championship. The Dutchman beat Belgians Niels Vandeputte and Thibau Nys, and Ryan Kamp retains his title of European Champion. KAMP Ryan (Netherlands) in 50’03”2. VANDEPUTTE Niels (Belgium) 0: 013. NYS Thibau (Belgium) 0: 014. WYSEURE Joran (Belgium)

AG2R Citroën U23 Team will count in 2022 a workforce of fifteen elements including six recruits who will all discover the Hopes category. Among the riders who are no longer part of the AG2R Citroën reserve, two will join the parent company. They are Paul Lapeira and Valentin Paret-Peintre. Alex Baudin and Loris Trastour have chosen to continue in Continental, at Swiss Racing Academy.

Adrien Guillonnet has signed up with VC Corbas for 2022. The Francilien, who had been with the Continentale St Michel-Auber 93 team for two years, thus made the choice of geographical proximity by joining the N2 in the Lyon suburbs since he lives in the region. There he will meet Denis Repérant, who was his sports director at SCO Dijon

Lucas Dubau (Team Peltrax-CS Dammarie les Lys) won this Monday the Tinqueux (Marne) cyclo-cross, organized by the Club Cycliste Grand Reims. On this Bike Connection prize, he was ahead of his twin Joshua Dubau, and Hugo Jot (Ardennes CrossTeam Gecibat). Rankings: Seniors and Espoirs1. DUBAU Lucas TEAM PELTRAX-CSD all 9 laps in 52’15 “2. DUBAU Joshua TEAM

Ludovic Renard (US Saint-Pierre-des-Corps) won this Sunday the cyclo-cross of Chambray-les-Tours (Indre-et-Loire), organized by the VS Chambraisien. He was ahead of Louis Hardouin (Orléans Loiret Cyclisme) and Hugo Pichon (CC Mainsat Evaux). Rankings: Seniors and Espoirs1. RENARD Ludovic US ST PIERRE DES CORPS 3rd in 52’06”2. HARDOUIN Louis ORLEANS LOIRET CYCLING

Lucinda Brand (Netherlands) won, this Saturday, in Drenthe (Netherlands), the European Elite Women cyclo-cross Championship. The Dutch beat Hungarian Kata Blanka Vas and her compatriot Yara Kastelijn. Lucinda Brand succeeds Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado on the list. Ranking: 1. BRAND Lucinda (Netherlands) in 48’22 ” 2. VAS Kata Blanka (Hungary) 0:56

Eli Iserbyt (Pauwels Sauzen-Bingoal) won this Sunday in Overijse (Flemish Brabant), the fifth round of the Cyclo-cross World Cup in the Elite Men category. He beat his team-mate Michael Vanthourenhout and Toon Aerts (Baloise Trek Lions), and Eli Iserbyt consolidates his position as leader of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup. Ranking: 1. ISERBYT Eli PAUWELS

Léo Danès will find next season the jersey of the UC Nantes Atlantique team, candidate at the Continental level, announces Ouest-France. He had been licensed at UC Nantes Atlantique from 2018 to 2020.This season, with Dinan Sport Cycling, the 24-year-old rider won the Trecobat Classic (All Categories) on the ribins of Lannilis. He also ranked

Zoe Backstedt (Great Britain) won, this Saturday, in Drenthe (Netherlands), the European Cyclo-cross Championship in the Junior Women category. The Briton beat the Dutch Leonie Bentveld and Nienke Vinke. Zoe Backstedt succeeds the Dutch Puck Pieterse on the list. BACKSTEDT Zoe (Great Britain) in 44’01 ” 2. BENTVELD

Team Delko will no longer be in the pelotons next season. Moreover, the Provençal team has even just competed in the last race of its existence this Sunday at Paris-Tours (1.Pro), announces La Marseillaise. In great financial difficulty, the team

François Alaphilippe, former President of the FFC, died this Thursday, announces L’Equipe. He had served only one term at the head of the federation as he had committed to. He succeeded Germain Simon in 1989 before passing the baton to Daniel Baal – whom he had beaten four years earlier – in 1993.

Kévin Karioua will not take the start of the 6th stage of the Tour de la Guadeloupe this Thursday. Its team, Team CAMA Carène Cycling Development, announces that its rider is the subject of “an alleged violation of the rules relating to the fight against doping”, after an anti-doping control by AFLD on October 3. That day he placed 8th in the sixth

Bram Welten (Team Arkéa-Samsic) won the Tour de Vendée (1.1) this Saturday, the fourteenth round of the Coupe de France FDJ. The event was contested over a distance of 199.8 kilometers between Les Herbiers and La Roche-sur-Yon. The Dutchman beat Eduard Prades (Delko) and Sebastian Schönberger (B&B Hôtels p / b KTM) .Bram Welten succeeds Marc Sarreau on the list.

Jonas Iversby Hvideberg (Uno-X Pro Cycling Team) won this Sunday, solo, Paris-Tours Espoirs (1.2U), contested over a distance of 177.2 kilometers between Bonneval (Eure-et-Loir) and Tours (Indre -and-Loire). The Norwegian beat Casper Van Uden (Development Team DSM) and Marijn van den Berg (Groupama-FDJ). Jonas Iversby Hvideberg succeeds Rune Herregodts on the list.

Arne Marit (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise) won in the sprint this Saturday at Grand-Champ, the Grand Prix du Morbihan (1.Pro), the fifteenth round of the Coupe de France FDJ. After 176.9 kilometers of racing, he beat Bryan Coquard (B&B Hôtels p / b KTM) and Elia Viviani (Cofidis). Arne Marit succeeds Benoit Cosnefroy on the prize list. Ranking: 1. * MARIT

Jordi Meeus (BORA-Hansgrohe) won in a massive sprint this Thursday the 70th edition of Paris-Bourges (1.1), contested over 198 kilometers between Gien (Loiret) and Bourges (Cher). He finished ahead of Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) and Niccolo Bonifazio (TotalEnergies). Jordan Meeus succeeds Marc Sarreau on the list. Ranking: 1. MEEUS Jordi BEL BOH the 198 km in 4h20’58 ” (avg. 45.523 km / h) 2. DEMARE

After a period when the group will have kept a certain stability, Xelliss-Roubaix Lille Métropole is currently preparing behind the scenes for a significant turnover, which had not been seen in these proportions for three years. This great upheaval is, of course, no stranger to the disappointing rose-and-black season,

Groupama-FDJ will support six Juniors in 2022. They are the French Alexy Faure Prost (VC Tournus – J2), Titouan Fontaine (VC Villefranche Beaujolais – J1), Louka Lesueur (UC Nantes Atlantique – J2) and Colin Savioz ( La Motte-Servolex Cyclisme – J2 – our photo), and Belgians Vlad Van Mechelen (Cannibal Team – J2) and Jens Verbrugghe (Avia-Rudyco-Janatrans CT – J2) .This year, Alexy Faure Prost won a stage

The 70th edition of the Tour International de la Guadeloupe (2.2) will take place from Friday 22 to Sunday 31 October. On the menu: a prologue, eight online stages and an individual time trial. The winner will succeed Adrien Guillonnet, winner in 2019 (see rankings). Find below the list of stages,

The European Cyclo-cross Championship will take place on November 6 and 7 at the Col du Vam site in Drenthe (Netherlands). François Trarieux, national cyclo-cross trainer, established the selection for this European Championship. The Elite Women and Men selections will be announced after the Overijse World Cup round on October 31, the last chance to meet the selection criteria.

Jérémy Roma (Paris Cycliste Olympique) won solo this Saturday the Nantes-Segré Classic (Elite Nationale), contested over a distance of 159.5 kilometers between Petit-Mars (Loire-Atlanique) and Segré-en-Anjou- Blue (Maine-et-Loire). He beat his team-mate Maxime Gressier and Thomas Bonnet (Vendée U). Jérémy Roma succeeds Jason Tesson on the list.

Conti Groupama-FDJ announces three new recruits for the 2022 season. They are the Australian Jensen Plowright – our photo -, and the British Finlay Pickering and Samuel Watson. Jensen Plowright, 21, took the 4th position in À Travers les Hauts-de-France (2.2), after finishing 6th, 4th and 2nd on stages. In the Tour de l’Avenir, he finished 2nd on the stage

Joshua Dubau (Team Peltrax-CS Dammarie-lès-Lys) won, this Saturday, at Quelneuc-Carentoir (Morbihan), the third round of the Coupe de France Elites et Espoirs Hommes cyclo-cross. He was ahead of Loris Rouiller (Alpecin-Fenix) and Matthieu Boulo (Dinan Sport Cycling). Ranking: 1. DUBAU Joshua IDFR TEAM PELTRAX-CSD in 1h01’13”2. ROUILLER Loris SUI ALPECIN-FENIX at 12”3.

Stan Dewulf (AG2R Citroën Team) won solo, this Sunday, the 21st edition of the Boucles de l’Aulne in Châteaulin (Finistère), the sixteenth and final round of the Coupe de France FDJ, contested over 177.6 kilometers. The Belgian beat Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ) and Mathieu Burgaudeau (TotalEnergies). Stan Dewulf succeeds his teammate Alexis Gougeard on the list.

Dimitri Ilongo died this Wednesday evening. The rider licensed at the USSA Pavilly Barentin was 30 years old, Dimitri Ilongo defended the colors of Argenteuil Val de Seine 95, ESEG Douai, Team Peltrax-CS Dammarie-lès-Lys, C’Chartres Cyclisme and therefore from the USSA Pavilly Barentin, since 2020. On June 20, he won in the Tour d’Erdre

The French Cycling Federation has published the latest update of the variations applied to cycling of health decisions related to containment. From now on on the public highway, all “non-priority” cyclists, minors or adults supervised by a club when they leave, will be able to ride inside their department, beyond the radius.

Justin Mottier’s adventure with the professionals comes to an end. After three seasons within the collective of B&B Hôtels-Vital Concept, the Mayennais was dismissed by its managers for lack of results. A situation fully understood by the 27-year-old athlete, who certainly does not want to feel sorry for himself. Quite the contrary: here it is

Warren Barguil was frustrated, not to say pissed off, in the finish area across Flanders (1.UWT). Long candidate for victory – or at least for the podium – in the Belgian event, being present in the counter-attack group behind the Dutchman

Axel Mariault (UC Nantes Atlantique) won, this Saturday, in Épinal (Vosges), the French Amateur Championship. After 170.4 kilometers of racing, he beat Louis Richard (EC Saint-Etienne Loire) and Paul Lapeira (AG2R Citroën U23 Team). Axel Mariault succeeds Jason Tesson on the prize list. Unofficial classification: 1. MARIAULT Axel UC NANTES ATLANTIQUE

The second stage of the Women’s Tour of Ardèche (2.1) promised a show, and it did not disappoint. The 123-kilometer race on the program, from Anneyron down to the Beauchastel dam – all complemented by five climbs listed in the mountain classification (

The Ministry of Sports has updated its table of health variations for sport.While in the version of December 18, supervised training on public roads for adults was authorized without limitation of number (read here), the version

Théo Nonner will no longer wear the Conti Groupama-FDJ jersey this season, any more than he has done so far in 2021. In full reflection since last December, the Ile-de-France has decided to put on a end of his cycling career, he who no longer felt the desire to ride and who did not touch

Team Delko will no longer be in the pelotons next season. Moreover, the Provençal team has even just competed in the last race of its existence this Sunday at Paris-Tours (1.Pro), announces La Marseillaise. In great financial difficulty, the team

Clément Venturini (AG2R Citroën Team) won, this Sunday, in Pontchâteau (Loire-Atlantique), the French Elite Men cyclo-cross Championship. The podium was completed by Joshua Dubau (Team Peltrax-CS Dammarie-lès-Lys) and David Menut (Cross Team Legendre) .Clément Venturini thus won his fourth title of French Elite Champion. Ranking :

Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) won the first stage of the Tour des Alpes-Maritimes and Var Nice-Matin (2.1) this Friday, run over 183.9 kilometers between Biot and Gourdon (Alpes-Maritimes). The Dutchman beat Greg Van Avermaet (AG2R Citroën Team) and Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ). Bauke Mollema also became the first leader of this 53rd edition. Ranking

The French Cycling Federation announces in a press release the reduction of measures for practitioners. They are different for adults and minors. Adults have the right to resume an activity with their club. However, they must respect the rule of 3 hours and 20 kilometers of radius around the home, as well as ride in a group of up to six people.

Baptiste Paillard was the victim of a fatal accident this Tuesday at noon following a collision with a tractor while he was training, announces the ESEG Douai. The 20-year-old cyclist died instantly. The accident occurred in the town of Yzeux, near Flixecourt (Somme), indicates Le Courrier Picard. Baptiste Paillard has been evolving since 2020 within the N3 club. This year he had finished

This is undoubtedly THE key moment of this World Junior Road Championship. With less than six kilometers to go, as the Habs seem in a perfect position to play for the title – with three representatives in a squad of eight and a field still relegated

Jacques Lebreton (EC Saint-Etienne Loire) won, on Sunday, the 21st edition of the Circuit des Communes de la Vallée du Bédat (Elite Nationale), run over 133.7 kilometers around Nohanent (Puy-de-Dôme). He was ahead of Alexandre Jamet (Bourg-en-Bresse Ain Cyclisme) and Sandy Dujardin (Vendée U). Jacques Lebreton succeeds Clément Carisey on the list.

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