How many calories do you burn winning the World Championship road race?

It’s the equivalent of six margherita pizzas, according to Remco Evenepoel's Strava data

Remco evenpoel celebrates in rainbow jersey
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Remco Evenepoel is a remarkable talent. At just 22 years old, the Belgian became the road world champion on Sunday, holding off the peloton as he soloed to victory in Wollongong, Australia

So commanding was his ride, that he finished with over two minutes to spare. Evenepoel averaged 42.2km/h around the 267km course, a speed that becomes even more impressive when you consider he spent an hour out front by himself.  

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