Amalie Dideriksen: cycling's newest sensation

Who is Amalie Dideriksen? The youngest world champion since Marianne Vos, Denmark’s new title holder may just be the best rider you’ve never heard of.

Dideriksen taking gold at the elite women's road race World Championships in 2016 (Watson)

As the 2016 women’s World Championship road race entered its final kilometres the Danish TV commentators were losing heart.

Desperately searching for their hope Amalie Dideriksen, only her two team-mates could be seen, both nestling near the back of the peloton.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.