Preview of the 2022 World Junior Time Trial Championships | British in both girls and boys with a big favourite

On Monday it was up to the promises, on Tuesday it was the turn of the little ones. Both men and women will compete on the course in Wollongong, Australia. in the leader’s shirt He tries to analyze the time when the warriors will symbolize the new generation.

If you take a closer look at the list of honors for these competitions, you will see that some notable names have a cross behind their names. There is of course Remco Evenepoel, who drove everything in 2018. In the previous two years, Tom Pidcock and Brandon McNulty had won.

The last two winners of the women’s competition no longer have a flag, because they are of Russian origin. Rozemarijn Ammerlan (2018) and Karlijn Swinkels (2016) have recently won on behalf of the Netherlands, while Chloé Dygert is the biggest name in the past 10 years.

Practical information for the 2022 World Junior Time Trial Championships

In this article

  • latest winners
  • Barcus, weather and times
  • Favorite
  • TV info
Latest winners of the World Junior Time Trial Championships

2021 Gustav Wang / Alina Ivanchenko
2020 has not been held
2019 Antonio Tiberi / Igol Gareva
2018 Remco Evenepoel / Rozemarijn Ammerlaan
2017 Tom Pidcock / Elena Peroni
2016 Brandon McNulty / Carlene Swinkels
2015 Leo Abelt/Chloe DeGert
2014 Leonard Kamna / Maisie Stewart
2013 Igor Dekrin/Severin Erode
2012 Oscar Svendsen / Elinor Parker

2022 World Junior Time Trial Championships: Course, weather and times

The same round is laid out for junior women and men, although this time ladies will complete and boys twice.

The start is on Market Street, after which we enter the circle after two hundred meters. After a few corners, drivers slowly leave the city centre, to head through the suburbs towards the track’s only hill: Mt Owsley. This slope after 6.5 kilometers is about 700 meters long with an average grade of 6.7 percent. Here the riders turn right earlier than they will in next week’s road race. The juniors then set their course from North Wollongong towards the finish line at Marine Drive.

Owsley mountain.

A total of three intermediate points are included: at the top of Ousley mountain both times (men’s) and in the first finish lane there is a time measurement.

weather
The weather conditions in Wollongong will also not change on Tuesday. About 18 degrees Celsius with strong westerly winds: This is it!

times
Junior girls start: 01.30 (Netherlands time)
Junior girls finish: 03.05 (Netherlands time)
Junior men start: 05.20 (Netherlands time)
Junior men finish: 09.00 (Netherlands time)

2022 World Junior Championship favourites

Number one favorite anyway Zoe Backstedt, the super versatile talent that dominates the junior ranks of women’s cycling. At the recent Watersley Women’s Challenge, she showed her talent once again: she drove more than a minute out of competition at twelve kilometres, so losing in Wollongong wouldn’t be an option for her either.

At the European Junior Championships in Sangalhos, Portugal, the pedigree was crystal clear: German Justina Casabla He drove there far beyond competition on a 22-kilometre course. She belongs, along with the Belgian ladies, among others Xaydee Van Sineay and Phoebe Joriss are among the main medal contenders.

Preview of the 2022 World Junior Time Trial Championships |  Brit in both girls and boys with a major favourite
Zoe Backstedt

Izzy Sharp The Buckstead citizen should also be able to join in that fight. This also applies to the Dutch champion Nick Fink fourth last year, Anna van der Meden. We also call the Frenchwoman Eglantine Reyer, the Italian Federica Venturelli and the Finnish Wilma Aintella.

It is also always interesting in these kinds of competitions what foreign ladies can do. Isabella KarnIn her country, for example, or the American Catherine Sarkissoff. Amelia Sykes from New Zealand is also a good cyclist.

Favorite World Time Trial Men Juniors 2022 game

The junior classes are usually the most unpredictable and this year is no different: however we can rightfully claim the title of best favourite Joshua Tarling Lost. The jockey from Great Britain already had a three-year contract with INEOS Grenadiers when he was 18 years old. With 1.94m and 88kg, he already has impressive looks, and that turned out to be enough to win all the trials he entered this season. Last year he finished second in the World Cup.

Preview of the 2022 World Junior Time Trial Championships |  British in both girls and boys with a big favourite
Joshua Tarling (left)

Matthew Kucklemann, which is Luxembourgish, also won a few. He was best in the prestigious Peace Race and won the European Time Trial Championships in Portugal in July. With these results, the man from the Grand Duchy could be placed among the medal contenders.

Emil Herzog (Germany) has stayed close to Kückelmann’s time in both the European Championships and the Peace Race, so he’s also a favorite for the medals. The same goes for the Belgian Verbrogy genusSecond place in Portugal. Duarte Marivoet, also from Belgium, finished fourth there.

Hamish Mackenzie He will also want to show himself in his country, but that certainly also applies to Alex Justin (USA), Jan Christen (Switzerland), Jurgen Nordhagen (Norway), Rumit Bajor (Estonia), Thibaud Gruell (France) and the Dutch Sjors Lugthart And Miss Flute.

2022 World Junior Television Championship

Real night owls can go to Tuesday Eurosport And the Spurza. These channels will broadcast live with the women’s time trial from 01:20 and 02:00 respectively, while the boys will broadcast from 05:10 and 07:00. in the leader’s shirt Comes with a report on both races.

Tom Van Der Salem (Twitter: TomvanderSalm) | Email: t.vandersalm@indeleiderstrui.nl)

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