Cyclo-cross World Championships February 24, 1968
CYCLING WEEKLY|February 13, 2020
British pro Keith Mernickle struggles to 27th place at the Cyclo-cross World Championships in Luxembourg. Mernickle had been on form earlier in the month, taking the win at the last big domestic cross race of the season around Whippendell Wood near Watford, but he was no match for the likes of Erik De Vlaeminck in the Worlds race.

The Belgian battled German Rolf Wolfshohl for supremacy — they swiftly distanced the rest of the field and would end up lapping Mernickle and fellow Brit Michael Coward, who would finish 28th.

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