Cyklokrosařka Nash has form. Namur in Belgium was masterful

Kateřina Nash during his first start of the season World Cup cyclocross race won Namur in Belgium. Thirty-seven Czech left behind more than half a minute seven times world champion Marianne Vosovou of the Netherlands and six weeks before the home World Championship in Tabor scored the third Cup victory of his career.

Prachatická-born Nash started cyclocross season as traditionally United States, where he has lived. To the Czech returned only last week, and on Saturday in Milovice Czech won the title. “I’m surprised, because you never know what your form, if not competing against Evropankám.It was a really good day, “said Czech cyclist after the race.

An excellent form today, Nash demonstrated the international arena, which did not give rivals a chance. Cyclocross queen last decade Vos, who also dismissed the season SP premiere, beat 34 seconds. Regular party elite series, Katherine Comptonová of the USA was third in 1:07 minutes longer distance.

“I started from the back, so I had to be patient and work your way forward. I knew Marianne travels, as it usually does, but I stayed calm and I still saw her.Then I turned to her, she began to approach, and when we come into contact, drove me really well, “explained the race Nash.

Today’s achievement is an important step towards the dream medal on home World Championships in camp, which takes place on February 1st. “it gives me a lot of confidence, I finally could weigh with global competitors,” praised Nash.

the former cross country skier and biker successful today build on their triumph Cup win in Roubaix in 2010 and Tabor, 2011.The other two best Czech national team finished in second ten – Martina Mikulášková was twelfth, sixteenth Pavla Havlíková.

The men’s race won by Belgian Kevin Pauwels and second victory of the season confirmed his lead in the standings. The best of the Czechs to 21. Lubomír Petruš.

Men U23:
1. Van Aert (Belg.) 51:56, 2
. Van der Poel (that.) -53,
third L. Sweeck (Belg.) -59,. .. 12th Ťoupalík -3: 30 21 Rock -5: 23, 39. Crow, 41. Schubert both -3 round Nipl (all CR) finish.

SP Current standings (after 2 of 4 sites)

1stVan Aert 110…
11th Ťoupalík 43 13. Rock 38.

Junior :

The first Jacobs (Switzerland). 40:11;. .. 34th Brezina -4: 37, 47. Jelinek -6: 00, 55. Kunt -7: 04 Matějček -7 56. 11, 58. Vojíř (all CR) -8: 20 .

SP Current standings (after 2 of 4 sites):

first Iserbyt (Switzerland). 110th