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Best Hungarian Women’s Road Cycling World Championship Result Achieved

Júlia Tar 2021.09.27.

Kata Blanka Vas finished fourth in the road cycling world championships on Saturday, achieving the best Hungarian women’s world championship result.

The 20-year-old finished fourth at the Tokyo Olympics, and two weeks ago she won a silver medal in the U23 group. This time she was also in the lead among the adults.

Mountain Biker Kata Blanka Vas Brings Hungary's Best Olympic Performance in Cycling
Mountain Biker Kata Blanka Vas Brings Hungary's Best Olympic Performance in Cycling

"This is the greatest achievement of my career so far. I was the youngest and I finished fourth... I can't believe it," she said.Continue reading

The Italian Elisa Balsamo won the gold medal ahead of the favorite, three-time world champion Marianne Vost of the Netherlands. Poland’s Katarzyna Niewiadoma finished third just ahead of Vas, who finished fourth after having to avoid the Italian leader in the final meters.

Hungarian Ultrarunner Wins World’s Longest Cross-Country Race, 1,001 Kilometers
Hungarian Ultrarunner Wins World’s Longest Cross-Country Race, 1,001 Kilometers

László Barta ran for more than a week and a half, basically without stopping. The level difference also made the race more difficult.Continue reading

Featured image via Ferenc Bak/Kata Blanka Vas’s Facebook page