Eli Iserbyt emerged as the winner of the mud scene in Besançon. The World Cup leader had a thrilling duel with Toon Aerts and slid off a slippery slope in the last metres. But the barrel was completely empty in Eretz. Young Dutchman Pim Ronhar was third on the podium.
- Eli Eserbet: “It was a very tough match. I let Toon do his thing, our tactics were different. He leaned a little when he accelerated. Then he made a mistake and it was the best for him. I got it wrong again. I got to the top I knew it was in. It was tough, it was the crowd. Huge too.”
- View alerts: “I’m happy with my race. I tried to win and put pressure on Eli Iserbet, but the fall made it impossible. I thought I was better in a few places. I all got into the penultimate lap, but then the fall I had to come back. I got closer to Eli, but it wasn’t There is a way to win. The best went. It was a beautiful fight, and I hope this course stays on the calendar. That fall: We’ll classify that as a “racing accident.”
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