The Dutch fans are very passionate about cycling, and especially encouraging one of their own, so when the crowds in the Limburg region of the Netherlands saw a rider in red white and blue stripes going past they cheered on who they thought was their national champion.
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But instead of hollering for Niki Terpstra, they were actually cheering for Luxembourg champion Jungels, and the 23-year-old took to Twitter afterwards to explain the confusion.
It’s an easy mistake to make. Their kits are almost completely identical. Both are topped by a red stripe, followed underneath by a white stripe and then a blue stripe.
Jungels’ blue strip is slightly lighter than Terpstra’s, but as the riders whizz past it’s quite easy to miss such a detail.