Wout van Aert overcomes hat-trick of misfortunes to spectacularly win Dublin round of Cyclocross World Cup

Jumbo-Visma rider suffered a series of setbacks but bounced back to claim his first cyclocross win of the season

Wout van Aert
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Wout van Aert demonstrated his enduring cyclocross class to overcome a trio of mishaps to win a fascinatingly close-fought Dublin round of the Cyclocross World Cup.

The Jumbo-Visma rider first had to contend with a poor grid-start and he was then impended twice more, first by crashing into a barrier and then a mechanic's towel becoming lodged in his back wheel and rear mech.

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