2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships

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2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships
VenueHoogerheide, Netherlands
Date(s) (2014-02-01 - 2014-02-02)1–2 February 2014
Nations participating23
Cyclists participating229
Events4
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The 2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships is the World Championship for cyclo-cross for the season 2013–14. It took place in Hoogerheide, Netherlands on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 February 2014. Hoogerheide is also the place where the Grand Prix Adri van der Poel is held, up to the 2012–13 season a race in the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup.

Riders[edit]

This world championship saw 229 cyclists taking part, as much as the record that was set in Tábor four years before.[1] Macedonia and Serbia participated for the first time ever, both sending a rider to the Junior Men category.[1] That category saw 59 participants, the Women's Elite had 45 starters.[1] On Sunday 59 Men competed for the Under 23 title and the Elite Men jersey was contended between 66 riders.[1]

Track[edit]

The track is, bar some minor changes, identical to the one used for the 2012–13 World Cup. It is 3.443 km (2.139 mi) long consisting for 13% out of road, 14% out of forest and the remaining 73% is meadow.[2] The Junior Men completed five laps, the Elite Women four, the Under-23 six and the Elite Men eight laps.

Schedule[edit]

  • Saturday 1 February 2014
    • 11:00 Men's Junior
    • 15:00 Women's Elite
  • Sunday 2 February 2014
    • 11:00 Men's Under 23
    • 15:00 Men's Elite

All times in local time (UTC+1).[3]

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Belgium (BEL)2327
2 Netherlands (NED)1012
3 Czech Republic (CZE)1001
4 Italy (ITA)0101
5 Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (5 entries)44412

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's events
Men's elite race
details
Zdeněk Štybar
 Czech Republic
1h 05' 30" Sven Nys
 Belgium
+ 12" Kevin Pauwels
 Belgium
+ 40"
Men's under-23 race
details
Wout Van Aert
 Belgium
49' 35" Michael Vanthourenhout
 Belgium
+ 50" Mathieu van der Poel
 Netherlands
+ 1' 17"
Men's junior race
details
Thijs Aerts
 Belgium
45' 55" Yannick Peeters
 Belgium
+ 10" Jelle Schuermans
 Belgium
+ 12"
Women's events
Women's elite race
details
Marianne Vos
 Netherlands
39' 26" Eva Lechner
 Italy
+ 1' 07" Helen Wyman
 Great Britain
+ 1' 17"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships: Highest participation since 2010". UCI. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Track". WK Cyclocross Hoogerheide 2014 (in English and Dutch). Archived from the original on 12 January 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Program". 2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships – Competitions Guide. UCI. January 2014. p. 13. Retrieved 20 January 2014.

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