World Championships: Van Avermaet misses the winning move by a few pedal strokes

It was a case of too little too late at the World Championships for Greg Van Avermaet, who was just a few seconds away from catching on to the back of Peter Sagan's wheel when he made his winning attack over the steep cobbled 23rd Street to claim the world title.

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