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Michael Mørkøv – It’s time to stop calling him a “Six Day Star”


Michael Mørkøv
Michael Mørkøv.

The last time we spoke to Danish Six Day star Michael Mørkøv was back in June after he’d pulled off a brilliant but unexpected win in the Danish Elite Road Race Championships for his Saxo-Tinkoff team.

And he’s done it again – this time taking a beautiful stage win in the Vuelta, outsprinting the entire peloton to win Stage Six on the day when Tony Martin (QuickStep & Germany) came close to pulling off what would have been one of the all time great Grand Tour stage wins.

Perhaps it’s time to stop calling Michael a ‘Six Day star’…

Michael won his first track medal in the Dani