World champion Brand wins muddy women's Cyclo-cross World Cup in Fayetteville

Through the pouring rain in the Ozark mountains of north-west Arkansas, Lucinda Brand (Baloise Trek) won round two of the UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup in Fayetteville. The reigning World Champion took advantage of a mistake by Marianne Vos (Jumbo-Visma) early on the final lap to earn a solo victory.

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Full Results
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Lucinda Brand (Ned) Baloise Trek 0:51:46
2Denise Betsema (Ned) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:00:09
3Clara Honsinger (USA) Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld 0:00:16
4Marianne Vos (Ned) Jumbo-Visma Women Team 0:00:26
5Puck Pieterse (Ned) Alpecin-Fenix 0:00:28
6Kata Blanka Vas (Hun) Team SD Worx 0:00:29
7Maghalie Rochette (Can) 0:00:49
8Annemarie Worst (Ned) 777 0:01:22
9Yara Kastelijn (Ned) Iko-Crelan 0:01:35
10Katerina Nash (Cze) Luna 0:01:46
11Shirin van Anrooij (Ned) Baloise Trek 0:01:50
12Jolanda Neff (Swi) Trek Factory Racing CX 0:01:58
13Fem van Empel (Ned) Pauwels Sauzen - Bingoal 0:02:14
14Inge van der Heijden (Ned) 777 0:02:35
15Gaia Realini (Ita) Selle Italia-Guerciotti-Elite 0:02:42
16Silvia Persico (Ita) Valcar-Travel & Service 0:02:58
17Alicia Franck (Bel) Proximus-Alphamotorhome-Doltcini
18Katie Clouse (USA) Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld 0:03:03
19Alice Maria Arzuffi (Ita) Valcar-Travel & Service 0:03:04
20Eva Lechner (Ita) Trinx Factory Team 0:03:19
21Madigan Munro (USA) Trek Factory Racing CX 0:03:27
22Caroline Mani (Fra) 0:03:42
23Aniek van Alphen (Ned) 777 0:03:52
24Marie Schreiber (Lux) Tormans - Circus Cyclo Cross Team 0:04:04
25Sanne Cant (Bel) Iko-Crelan 0:04:14
26Harriet Harnden (GBr) Trek Factory Racing CX 0:04:27
27Manon Bakker (Ned) Iko-Crelan 0:04:41
28Rebecca Fahringer (USA) 0:05:09
29Ellen van Loy (Bel) 0:05:26
30Raylyn Nuss (USA) 0:05:42
31Caitlin Bernstein (USA) 0:06:02
32Anna Megale (USA) 0:06:03
33Erica Zaveta (USA) 0:06:45
34Sidney McGill (Can) 0:07:27
35Lauren Zoerner (USA) 0:08:08
36Lucia Bramati (Ita) Trinx Factory Team 0:08:29
37 (-1 lap)Crystal Anthony (USA)
38Hannah Arensman (USA)
39Ava Holmgren (Can)
40Jinse Peeters (Bel) Proximus-Alphamotorhomes-Doltcini
41Bridget Tooley (USA)
42Isabella Holmgren (Can)
43 (-2 laps)Nicole Bradbury (USA)
44Emily Werner (USA)
45 (-3 laps)Siobhan Kelly (Can)
DNFKaitlin Keough (USA) Cannondale/Cyclocrossworld
DNFJulie Brouwers (Bel)
DNSMaria Larkin (Irl)

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Jackie Tyson
North American Production editor

Jackie has been involved in professional sports for more than 30 years in news reporting, sports marketing and public relations. She founded Peloton Sports in 1998, a sports marketing and public relations agency, which managed projects for Tour de Georgia, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah and USA Cycling. She also founded Bike Alpharetta Inc, a Georgia non-profit to promote safe cycling. She is proud to have worked in professional baseball for six years - from selling advertising to pulling the tarp for several minor league teams. She has climbed l'Alpe d'Huez three times (not fast). Her favorite road and gravel rides are around horse farms in north Georgia (USA) and around lavender fields in Provence (France), and some mtb rides in Park City, Utah (USA).

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