He doesn’t stop. Even after his brilliant victory at the end of the week, Mathieu van der Poel confirmed last Tuesday (08), through social and official networks, that he will be present in another mountain bike championship, which will start on Thursday. fair (10), this month.
The competition, which forms part of the official UCI calendar, will be held at Glentress Forest in Edinburgh, Scotland, and form part of the combined UCI World Championships. If the Dutchman wins one more match, he will become the athlete with world titles in cyclocross, road and mountain bike.
In addition to the cyclist, Thomas Pidcock and Peter Sagan confirmed their participation in the competition, on the circuit’s short track, which until then would be held last Tuesday (08), however, the championship did not get enough entries to start the match and decided to extend enrollment until tomorrow (10).
Recently, in a press conference, after the Vuelta de San Juan, Peter Sagan announced that this year would be his last season as a road professional and that from the next he would dedicate himself to the mountain bike races in which he began his professional career in cycling.
“I would like to say that the time has come. I decided that I would like to end this season as a driver in WorldTour races. I would like to prepare for the mountain bike Olympics. I always said that I would like to finish my mountain biking career, because I started my mountain biking career. It gives me a certain pleasure at the end of my career because I’m doing something I really enjoy”, finished Peter Sagan.