Tom Pidcock 17th, Wout van Aert third at Tabor cyclocross World Cup

Both Pidcock and Van Aert were racing for the first time this cyclocross season

Tom Pidcock at the Tabor World Cup (Photo by Luc Claessen/Getty Images)

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Tom Pidcock finished 17th in his first appearance this cyclocross season at the Tabor World Cup in the Czech Republic.

The Belgian Michael Vanthourenhout took the win, beating European Champion Eli Iserbyt by five seconds. Jumbo-Visma's Wout van Aert finished third, seven seconds further back, in what was also his first participation since ending his road season at the Tour of Flanders.

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