Hurikova wins mountain biking junior time trials in Italy

28-09-2004

Tereza Hurikova of the Czech Republic won the junior time trial to take home the first gold medal and rainbow jersey of the world road cycling championships, which got underway in Italy on Monday. Hurikova had lost three minutes fixing a mechanical failure on her bike which cost her the lead at the cross country worlds. This month she won a bronze medal in the junior race at the cross country worlds in France.