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WORLDS’22 Junior Males’s Street Race: Emil Herzog Takes Gold

Race Report: Emil Herzog is the junior World champion. The 18-year-old German out-sprinted the opposite huge contender, Antonio Morgado of Portugal in a two-man dash. Just below a minute later, Belgian Vlad van Mechelen took the bronze medal within the dash for third place.

Win for Herzog

High favorite, Dutchman Max van der Meulen had his probabilities ruined within the first lap, when he was concerned in a nasty crash together with Joshua Tarling, the junior time trial champion, and Belgium’s Duarte Marivoet. After an entertaining race, the ultimate section was additionally a stress crammed. Antonio Morgado attacked the final time up Mount Nice and nobody might stick with him. On the descent Emil Herzog got here throughout to him. They had been facet by facet after they entered the ultimate kilometre. Within the dash, the German began from the entrance. The Portuguese rider bought as much as him, however couldn’t cross.

Robust 2nd place for António Morgado (Portugal)

Herzog rides for the BORA-hansgrohe junior staff, Auto Eder, however subsequent yr, the German WorldTour staff are working with Lotto-Kernhaus, and like Morgado, the German will race with Hagens Berman Axeon of Axel Merckx and Koos Moerenhout subsequent yr. The Portuguese rider has already signed a pre-contract with UAE Workforce Emirates, whereas Ralph Denk expects Herzog to return to BORA inside one to 3 years.

Massive future for Emil Herzog

World Championships 2022 – Junior Males’s Street Race Outcome:
1. Emil Herzog (Germany) in 3:11:07
2. António Morgado (Portugal)
3. Vlad Van Mechelen (Belgium) at 0:55
4. Paul Magnier (France)
5. Artem Shmidt (United States)
6. Menno Huising (Netherlands)
7. Thibaud Gruel (France)
8. Frank Aron Ragilo (Estonia)
9. Zachary Walker (Nice Britain)
10. Pavel Novák (Czech Republic).

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