American Megan Jastrab won the junior women’s road race at the UCI Road World Championships in Harrogate, England, today.
Jastrab sprinted to victory in 2:08:00.
Belgium’s Julie de Wilde secured second place, with the Netherlands’ Lieke Nooijen third.
Russia’s Aigul Gareeva crossed the line in fourth, while Great Britain’s Elynor Backstedt completed the top five.
“I can’t believe it. I’m just so grateful for my teammates,” said Jastrab.
“They were there from beginning to end and I just couldn’t lose after their efforts.”
View more results below.
Junior women’s road race results
1. Megan Jastrab (USA) 2:08:00
2. Julie de Wilde (BEL)
3. Lieke Nooijen (NED)
4. Aigul Gareeva (RUS)
5. Elynor Backstedt (GBR)
6. Noemi Ruegg (SUI) +0:00:03
7. Kata Blanka Vas (HUN)
8. Lea Curinier (FRA) +0:00:05
9. Silje Mathisen (NOR)
10. Magdeleine Vallieres Mill (CAN) +0:00:07