Evenepoel: Happy to be back among best in European Championships time trial

2021 UEC Road European Championships Trento Elite Mens Individual Time Trial 224 km 09092021 Remco Evenepoel Belgium photo Dario BelingheriBettiniPhoto2021
Bronze medallist Remco Evenepoel (Belgium) alongside winner Stefan Küng (Switzerland) at the UEC Road European Championships 2021 (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Remco Evenepoel made it onto the podium in the individual time trial at the UEC Road European Championships and, while it may not have been the sought after top step, following a rollercoaster run in to the event the Belgian was satisfied to be back among the world’s best.

Stefan Küng (Switzerland) was the fastest in Trento on the mostly flat 22.4km course, finishing eight seconds ahead of Filippo Ganna (Italy) and 15 ahead of Evenepoel (Belgium), who won the title in 2019. 

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