Gallery: Superstar solos at the last-minute Road Worlds

by Matt de Neef

In some ways it’s remarkable the 2020 Road World Championships happened at all. When the Swiss hosts cancelled the event due to COVID-19 restrictions, new organisers in Imola, Italy had just weeks to pull everything together. They did an impressive job, delivering a memorable Worlds at very short notice.

Sure, the event was scaled back to just four events — time trials and road races for the elite women and men — but those events delivered plenty of excitement that will be remembered for some time to come. Our photographers were in and around Imola to capture all the action. Here’s what they saw.

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