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Kasia Niewiadoma solos to victory at UCI Gravel World Championships

Cofidis' Spanish rider Ion Izaguirre Insausti cycles in a lone breakaway in the final ascent of the Col de la Croix Rosier during the 12th stage of the 110th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, 169 km between Roanne and Belleville-en-Beaujolais, in central-eastern France, on July 13, 2023. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP)

Kasia Niewiadoma (Poland) soloed to victory at the second UCI Gravel World Championships, taking the rainbow jersey after attacking over 20km from the finish in Pieve di Soligo ahead of Silvia Persico (Italy) in second and Demi Vollering (Netherlands) in third. 

Wins have eluded the Polish talent for a long time, taking her last victory at the 2019 Women’s Tour on the road, but today was her day, ending a four-year drought with a World Title ahead of a stacked field of gravel specialists and the very best women’s road cycling has to offer. 

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