2012 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships

2012 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships

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Location: Koksijde, Belgium
Event: 28-29 January 2012


Day 2 - Senior Men
Neils Albert led home an amazing Belgian train of seven riders as the home nation dominated the final race of the weekend and stopped the Dutch team's winning run in emphatic style.We have a full report.

Day 2 - Senior Women
More joy for the Dutch who took the women's title thanks to a dominating ride from the legendary Marianne Vos. GB's Nikki Harris was an excellent 6th.

Day 1 - Junior & Under-23 Men
The Dutch team's domination of the championships was the story of Day 1 as Lars van der Haar retained his Under-23 Men's title from Bosmans of Belgium. Earlier, another Dutch rider Mathieu van der Poel makes history in the Junior Men's race, winning where his father Adri took the senior title 16 years ago.

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Harris wants 2013 Worlds medal One day after securing a career best sixth-place at the 2012 Cyclo-Cross World Championships, Nikki Harris has told of how she already plans to challenge for a medal in 2013.

Saturday: Sickness strikes the British team Phil Dixon, British Cycling’s Team Manager at the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships has insisted the show must go on, despite sickness sweeping through the team and sidelining nearly half the squad.

Friday: Trackside The British Cycling team have arrived in the heartland of cyclo-cross, where school children know their Styby from their Sven Vanthourenhout and the dunes of Koksijde are a bigger attraction than Blackpool Pier in its prime. With 60,000 fans expected to overflow the biggest event on the world calendar on Sunday, all of the big players are on site and are ready to race.

Behind The Scenes: The Workshop Somewhere in Koksijde, garages in a hotels underground carpark house the workshop operation for the British team at the 2012 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships.

Preview The sixty-second edition of the UCI World Cyclocross World Championships start this Friday; British Cycling Online will bring you live coverage from the races and behind the scenes of the GB camp.

Team Announcement British Cycling has announced a team of 14 riders who will represent Great Britain at the forthcoming UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships.
 - latest news, Jody Crawforth and Gabriella Day withdraw due to illness.

Late Night Tubbing The return of the seminal guide of how to prepare your tubular tyres right - originally brought to you in 2010.

Brits Warm up for Worlds With one week to go before the World Championships, there was some encouragement for the GB contingent as a significant proportion of the Worlds team contested the final World Cup event at Hoogerheide.

British Cycling's Cyclo Cross Development Camp Following the success of last years cyclo-cross development camps for young riders, British Cycling coaches Simon Watts, Stuart Blunt and Nick Walling have returned to host three weekends of ‘cross specific tutoring.

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Experience the track
Get a first hand view of the Koksijde Track (click image to play video)

Koksijde Track experience