'Hectic, brutal, amazing' – Junior women racers react to Cyclo-cross Worlds

FAYETTEVILLE ARKANSAS JANUARY 29 Ella MacleanHowell of United Kingdom competes during the 73rd UCI CycloCross World Championships Fayetteville 2022 Womens Junior Fayetteville2022 on January 29 2022 in Fayetteville Arkansas Photo by Chris GraythenGetty Images
British rider Ella MacLean-Howell racing to fourth place in Fayetteville on Saturday (Image credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Since the junior races at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in 2021 were not held due to restrictions limiting sporting events to professionals because of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2022 event in Arkansas is the first opportunity for all of the junior racers to fight for the title.

After the junior women's race on Saturday, the riders were full of energy and excitement having experienced the biggest cyclo-cross event in the world.

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