LIVESTREAM: Fem van Empel seems to be on his way to European title after one round | European Cyclocross Championships 2023

LIVESTREAM: Fem van Empel seems to be on his way to European title after one round | European Cyclocross Championships 2023
LIVESTREAM: Fem van Empel seems to be on his way to European title after one round | European Cyclocross Championships 2023
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Sun November 5, 2023

13:52

European Cyclocross Championships

2:00 PM Pontchâteau

Both the European title and the world title went to Fem van Empel last year, a double that the Dutch would like to repeat. Who will keep the top favorite in Pontchâteau from a second European jersey?

  1. 2:00 PM. No one, seems to be the answer. Has the match already been decided after not even a full round?  Alvarado and Van der Heijden are the only ones who remain close to Van Empel.  .

    Nobody, seems to be the answer. Has the match already been decided after not even a full round?

    Alvarado and Van der Heijden are the only ones who remain close to Van Empel.

  2. 2 pm 08. Van Empel acceleration. On one of the tough spurs at the end of the circuit, Van Empel pushes hard for the first time. Who can still join us now?  .

    Acceleration Van Empel

    On one of the tough spurs at the end of the circuit, Van Empel pushes hard for the first time. Who can still join us now?

  3. 14:06. The Belgian women are currently in a provisional 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th place, far in the background. They missed their start a bit.  .

    The Belgian women are currently in a provisional 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th place, far in the background. They missed their start a bit.

  4. 2:00 PM. The start for the women goes without much damage.

    The start for the women goes without much damage

  5. 2:05 PM How does Van Empel deal with the fact that for the first time this season she is not in the lead after 5 minutes? . Ruben Van Gucht.

    How does Van Empel deal with the fact that for the first time this season she is not in the lead after 5 minutes?

    Ruben Van Gucht

  6. 14 hours 03. World champion Van Empel does not panic and is already in Alvarado’s wheel. Van der Heijden is also along.  .

    World champion Van Empel does not panic and is already in Alvarado’s wheel. Van der Heijden is also along.

  7. 14 hours 02. Alvarado’s start is already excellent, she puts Van Empel under pressure and opens a gap.  Norbert Riberolle initially also makes a good start, but is knocked back after a collision.  .

    Alvarado’s start is already excellent, she puts Van Empel under pressure and creates a gap.

    Norbert Riberolle initially also makes a good start, but is knocked back after a collision.

  8. 2pm match started

    start time Here we go!

    We start the women’s European Championship with the Dutch women in the front row. Is a compatriot putting a stop to Van Empel’s wheels?

  9. 14 hours . We see 21 participants from 7 different countries, with the French women as the second largest group at the start, of course after the Netherlands. Hélène Clauzel is the home rider we should keep an eye on most in the battle for a top 10 ranking. .

    We see 21 participants from 7 different countries, with the French women as the second largest group at the start, of course after the Netherlands.

    Hélène Clauzel is the home rider we should keep an eye on most in the battle for a top 10 ranking.

  10. 13 hours 59. Just like last year, Fem van Empel is the sky-high favorite, with compatriots Ceylin Alvarado and Annemarie Worst the likely closest attackers. From a Belgian point of view, we are looking forward to the performances of Marion Norbert Riberolle, Sanne Cant, Laura Verdonschot and Alicia Frank. With already 2 podium places in Ardooie and Ruddervoorde, Norbert Riberolle is one of the surprises of the start of the season. .

    Just like last year, Fem van Empel is the sky-high favorite, with compatriots Ceylin Alvarado and Annemarie Worst as likely closest attackers.

    From a Belgian point of view, we are looking forward to the performances of Marion Norbert Riberolle, Sanne Cant, Laura Verdonschot and Alicia Frank. With already 2 podium places in Ardooie and Ruddervoorde, Norbert Riberolle is one of the surprises of the start of the season.

  11. More showers. Just like with the promises just now, it is also pouring rain at the women’s start. That’s going to make a difference.  . 13 hours 58.

    rain More showers

    Just like with the promises just now, it is also pouring rain at the women’s start. That will give something again.

  12. 13 hours 52. Fem van Empel: “I’m quite nervous”.

    Fem van Empel: “I’m quite nervous”

  13. 05-11-2023.
  14. 6 p.m. 23. Denise Betsema is not at the start. Denise Betsema has disappeared from the Dutch selection for the European Cyclo-cross Championships. She has informed national coach Gerben de Knegt that she wants to include “an extra training block” “to appear even stronger in the coming period”. Betsema missed the first two cyclo-cross races of the season after a fall during training. The Dutch woman is still looking for her best form. Her second place in the Koppenbergcross was already a first bright spot. .

    Denise Betsema is not at the start

    Denise Betsema has disappeared from the Dutch selection for the European Cyclo-cross Championships. She has informed national coach Gerben de Knegt that she wants to include “an extra training block” “to appear even stronger in the coming period”.

    Betsema missed the first two cyclo-cross races of the season after a fall during training. The Dutch woman is still looking for her best form. Her second place in the Koppenbergcross was already a first bright spot.

The article is in Dutch

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