The international Cycling Union (UCI) on its website announced the postponement of the two stages of the 2021 mountain bike world Cup.
The 2021 world Cup in Fort William (great Britain), which was originally scheduled for June 12-13, will be held on may 22-23. The stage in Leogang (Austria), scheduled for June 5-6, will be held on June 12-13.
The postponement of the competition took place at the request of the organizers of the World Cup in Great Britain.
Pedersen won the Gent – Wevelgem Cycling race
Dane Mads Pedersen from the Trek – Segafredo team won the classic Cycling race “Gent – Wevelgem”, held in Belgium. The second was Frenchman Florian Seneschal from Deceuninck – Quick Step, the third was Italian Matteo Trentin from CCC.
Last year’s winner, Norwegian Alexander Kristoff, was 19th.
Guerreiro won stage 9 of the Giro d’italia
Portuguese cyclist Ruben Guerreiro of the EF Pro Cycling team won the ninth stage of the Giro d’italia.
Guerreiro was beaten by Spain’s Jonathan Castroviejo (INEOS Grenadiers) in the final part of the 208 km mountain stage with a finish in Roccaraso, who lost by 8 seconds. Denmark’s Mikkel Bjerg (UAE, +58 seconds) finished third. Russian Ilnur Zakarin (CCC) arrived at the finish line 2 minutes 8 seconds after the winner.
Portugal’s Joao Almeida of Deceuninck-Quick Step remains the overall leader, while Sunweb’s Wilko Kelderman (Netherlands) is second (+30 seconds) and Spain’s Pelho Bilbao (Bahrain – McLaren, 39 seconds) is third.
Dani Sordo won a stage of the world rally championship in Italy
Spanish Hyundai driver Dani Sordo won the sixth stage of the world rally championship (WRC) – “rally of Sardinia”.
Sordo finished in 2 hours, 41 minutes, 37.5 seconds. His teammate Thierry Neuville of Belgium was second (+5.1 seconds), followed by Frenchman Sebastien Ogier of Toyota (+6.1).
The overall leader is Elfin Evans of Britain (111 points), who is driving for Toyota. This is followed by Ogier (97) and Neuville (87).
Italian Danilo Petrucci from Ducati won the stage of the world championship in road and circuit motorcycle racing in the MotoGP class-the French Grand Prix.
Petrucci won with a score of 45 minutes 54,736 seconds. Second place was taken by Spaniard Alex Marquez (+1.273 seconds) from Repsol Honda, closed the top three by another representative of Spain, Paul Espargaro (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing; +1.711).
The leader of the overall standings is Frenchman Fabio Cuartararo (115 points) from Yamaha. Spain’s Joan Mir (Suzuki; 105) is second, while Italy’s Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati; 97) is third.