Van der Poel let EK mountain pass go
Mathieu van der Poel, the European championships mountain bike at the end of July in Italy to shoot. The 22-year old driver will find the event not planning to adjust.
At the elitemannen is Michiel van der Heijden, the only Dutch participant, in the women start Anne Terpstra, made the KNWU Thursday known.
“We miss Mathieu van der Poel and Hans Becking,” reported the national coach Gerben de Knegt. “Unfortunately, they start not because it is not in their planning.”
Van der Poel started last month still in the world cup. He then ended in the German Singen just next to the stage. He was fourth.
Van der Heijden is a former world champion in the promises. “He must be weather evidence and are going for a top 10 ranking,” said De Knegt, especially in the beloftencategorie opportunities for Anne Tauber, Annemarie Worst, the world champion cyclo-cross in the promises, and Milan Father.
The EK bike were moved to Italy after many countries, including the Netherlands, had announced for security reasons, not to Turkey.