Koppenbergcross renamed Grand Prix Jolien Verschueren

Jolien Verschueren (Young Telenet-Fidea)
Jolien Verschueren (Young Telenet-Fidea) (Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)

Organisers of the Koppenbergcross announced the women's race on Monday will be renamed the Grand Prix Jolien Verschueren in honour of the Belgian racer who died of cancer in July. Verschueren won the Koppenbergcross in 2015 and 2016.

"If she needs to be remembered somewhere, it's here," organiser Erwin Vervecken said according to Wielerflits. "We'll make it a nice tribute."

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