Clara Honsinger draws motivation from fourth place at Cyclo-cross Worlds

OOSTENDE BELGIUM JANUARY 30 Clara Honsinger of The United States during the 72nd UCI CycloCross World Championships Oostende 2021 Women Elite a 146km UCICX CXWorldCup Ostend2021 CX on January 30 2021 in Oostende Belgium Photo by Luc ClaessenGetty Images
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The Netherlands swept the podium in the elite women’s race at the Cyclo-Cross World Championships, but Clara Honsinger (USA) proved the best of the rest as she rode to 4th place in Ostend on Saturday.

Honsinger came to the Worlds buoyed by her displays in the shortened World Cup series this winter. The 23-year-old placed second in the Namur and Dendermonde World Cups, eventually placing 4th overall in the series.

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