Cycling: Pedersen reigns in the rain to claim shock rainbow jersey

HARROGATE, England (Reuters) – Denmark’s Mads Pedersen withstood everything a wild day in Yorkshire could throw at him to ride to a shock victory in a thrilling climax to the UCI Road World Championships on Sunday. With incessant rain reducing the most of the world’s elite road racers to bedraggled wrecks, 23-year-old Pedersen proved more durable as he sprinted through the gloom to the rainbow jersey after nearly six-and-a-half hours of toil.

Link: Cycling: Pedersen reigns in the rain to claim shock rainbow jersey
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