Remco Evenepoel is 'the absolute favourite' for Yorkshire Worlds time trial, says Victor Campenaerts

The Hour Record holder predicts the 19-year-old Belgian will take home the rainbow bands

Remco Evenepoel and Victor Campenaerts (Getty)

The Hour Record holder Victor Campenaerts has played down his own chances of becoming the new time trial world champion in Yorkshire, saying his 19-year-old Belgian compatriot Remco Evenepoel is the "absolute favourite".

Instead, Campenaerts says he wants to at least bag himself a bronze medal and equal his performance last year in Innsbruck at the 2018 Worlds, saying Slovenia's Primož Roglič and Australia's Rohan Dennis will provide stiff competition.

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