Girmay: There are two sides to being a World Championships contender

A yr in the past, Biniam Girmay sprinter to silver within the under-23 highway race on the UCI Street World Championships in Leuven, however such is his success this season, the 22-year outdated Eritrean is a harmful outsider for Sunday’s race and an actual concern for main nations like Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Italy.

Again within the spring, Girmay outmanoeuvred his Classics rivals after which outsprinted Christophe Laporte, Dries van Gestel and Jasper Stuyven to win Gent-Wevelgem and turn into the primary African rider to win a WorldTour Basic.

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