Czech takes world juniors’ championship in cyclo-cross

Tomáš Paprstka has won the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, which was held at the weekend in the South Bohemian town of Tábor. The Czech Republic’s Matěj Lasák also finished fourth place. Paprstka set the pace for most of the second half of the race, however ended neck and neck at the finish line with Frenchman Julian Alaphilipp. The last victory for a Czech in the world juniors’ championship was that of Martin Bína nine years ago, when the event was also held in Tábor.