THE ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS START IN INNSBRUCK
The 2018 edition of the World Championships begins today with the Women and Men Elite Team Time Trials, on the Tyrolean roads, in Austria.
The Team Servetto – Stradalli – Alurecycling will be very well represented in both Individual Time Trial and Road Race Junior and Elite: The talented Czech Marketa Hajkova will take part tomorrow morning in the Women Junior ITT from Hall-Wattens to Innsbruck (20.2 kms), then Ana Cristina Sanabria and Mossana Debesay will race for Colombia and Eritrea in the Elite ITT of Tuesday afternoon: Start and finish are the same but the route is 28.5 kms long.
The Road races will begin on Thursday and Marketa Hajkova will be again the team representer in the Junior Category. Her race is 72.8 km from Rattenberg/Alpbachtal to Innsbruck. In the Elite race next saturday the Russians Anna Potokina and Kseniia Dobrynina will add themselves with Sanabria and Debesay. The race route from Kufstein to Innsbruck is 156 kms long and includes the climbs of Gnadenwald, short and steep, and Igls, long about 8 kms, which is in the final circuit
The Team Manager Dario Rossino will closely follow the athletes: “We are at a World Championship and it is very important. Kseniia already demonstrated a great condition in the Tour de l’Ardeche, Anna recovered very quickly from her broken collarbone injury and even with a surgery operation she will take part. Ana Cristina is a climber and we have all seen her qualities on such hard routes like this. We will discover here the qualities of Marketa and Mossana”.
Raisport and Eurosport will broadcast the races on tv.
SELECTION INNSBRUCK 2018 ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Marketa Hajkova – ITT & Road Race (Czech Republic)
Ana Cristina Sanabria – ITT & Road Race (Colombia)
Mossana Debesay – ITT & Road Race (Eritrea)
Kseniia Dobrynina – Road Race (Russia)
Anna Potokina – Road Race (Russia)
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