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Time trials will drive the same distance as the men at the next World Cup

11.42 am: The 2022 World Cycling Championships is the first of its kind. For the first time, personal time testing for elite women is as long as for men. It takes place in Wollongong, a coastal city about 80 kilometers south of Sydney.

Men and women will cover 35.6 kilometers next September. The International Cycling Union UCI reports that both races are scheduled for the same day. Olympic time trial champion Annemick von Wutton has been advocating for years for an equivalent time trial course for men. The UCI states that the adjustment is consistent with the objective of gender equality.

At this year’s Men’s World Cup he ran 43.3 kilometers against the clock, won by Italian Filippo Khanna. Ellen Van Dijk was the fastest in the women’s race with over 30.3 kilometers.

Tennis players beat Europe 3-1 in the Lever Cup

9.17 am: European tennis players take a 3-1 lead in the Laver Cup after the first day’s play. Captain Jன்rn Borg’s team recorded three singles victories against Captain John McEnroe’s team, which has tennis players from all over the world.

Norwegian Caspar Root defeated American Reilly Opelka: 6-3 7-6 (4). Then Italian Matteo Bertini settled in three sets with Canadian Felix Agar-Aliasim: 6-7 (3) 7-5 10-8. That match lasted 3 hours, which was the longest in the history of the Rod Laver Cup. Russia’s Andrzej Roblev defeated Argentina’s Diego Swartzman in three sets (4-6 6-3 11-9).

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The point for the team from other parts of the world came from the doubles. American / Canadian pair John Isner / Denis Shapovalov German / Italian pair Alexander Sverev / Beretini: 4-6 7-6 (2) 10-1.

Swedish tennis legend Bork says, “You do not want a great start as a team captain.” But we’re not there yet. ” The first three editions were won by European tennis players.