Mathieu van der Poel will race 2019 World Championships in Yorkshire

The emerging superstar had taken a decision after much speculation about his schedule

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Rising Dutch star Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon-Circus) will race the World Championships in Yorkshire on September 29.

The 24-year-old has been racing non-stop in recent months, winning the cyclocross Worlds, debuting in the big road Classics, taking victory in the Amstel Gold Race, before switching his focus to mountain bikes and winning his first World Cup.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.