Eekhoff takes U23 Worlds disqualification to CAS

Nils Eekhoff after his disqualification
Nils Eekhoff after his disqualification (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Dutch outlet NOS has reported that Nils Eekhoff will head to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) as he looks to challenge the decision that ended with his disqualification in the U23 men’s race at the Yorkshire World Championships. According to NOS Eekhoff has the support of the Dutch Cycling Federation. 

Eekhoff crossed the line first in the U23 race in September and duly celebrated with his teammates and coaching staff at the line. However, after the race, a jury was asked to look back at video footage after the Dutch rider crashed with just under 130km to go and then used the slipstream of a team car to come back to the peloton.

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