Niels Albert wins 2009 Cyclocross World Championships 2/1/2009 2:00:00 AM

Niels Albert broke away early and rode to victory in the 2009 Cyclocross World Championships. Albert attacked on the second lap and maintained a gap on the Elite Men's field for the rest of the race.

Niels Albert rides with Yellow King compound brake pads from SwissStop.

Sven Nys held on for third place while Swiss riders Simon Zahner and Christian Heule took 8th and 15th places respectively.

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