No glory for Americans in cyclo-cross Worlds

The outcome of the 2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships wasn't exactly what the United States delegation hoped for. On Saturday, the biggest hope for a rainbow jersey or medal fell apart when Katie Compton was unable to ride at the best of her abilities due to an early crash and breathing problems. She still was the top US finisher of the weekend in ninth place. On Sunday, the 30,000 to 35.000 cyclo-cross fans saw that neither the under 23 nor the elite American men were able to mix in with the best.

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