Three world titles, but never a wearer of a rainbow jersey: the remarkable rise of American teenager Megan Jastrab

The Team DSM rider's very first team pursuit at elite level was at the Tokyo Olympics

Megan Jastrab
(Image credit: Getty)

For all the innumerable inconveniences that the Covid-19 pandemic brought to sporting calendars in 2020, it’s worth sparing a thought for Megan Jastrab.

The year before, aged just 17, she rode to three world titles, winning the junior road race in Yorkshire, just a month after earning rainbow stripes on the track in the junior Madison and omnium events.

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