The Russian cyclists from Cogeas Mettler Look, Diana Klimova and María Novolodskaya, won the silver medal, accumulating 51 points in the Madison event of the XI European Track Championships, held from November 11 to 15 in the Bulgarian city of Plovdiv. The test was a true sprinter battle for points between the gold medal-winning pair, the duo made up of Italians Elisa Bálsamo and Vittoria Guazzini achieved 52 points, beating the Russians from Cogeas Mettler Look by just one point difference. Laura Ken and Elinor Barl were third with 38 points.
Likewise, the Russian rider María Novolodskaya, from our team Cogeas Mettler Look, won the bronze medal, totaling 114 points in the Omnium test of the XI European Track Championship. The winner of the event was the Italian Elisa Bálsamo with 135 points, and in second place the British Laura Kenny who achieved 126 points.
The tests of the Track modality of the European championship were held at the Kolodrum velodrome, in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Congratulations to our riders Diana Klimova and María Novolodskaya for their triumphs!
The Russian cyclist María Novolodskaya from our team Cogeas Mettler Look won the omnium test yesterday Tuesday, October 13, at the Attilio Pavesi velodrome in Fiorenzuola d’Arda, on the last day of the European Junior and U23 Track Championships. The surprise of the day was the loss of all the Italians who were going to compete due to a case of Covid in their delegation, deciding not to compete in any race.
After defeating the Ukrainian Yulia Biriukova with a distant attack, the Russian Maria Novolodoskaya clearly prevailed – winning a lap – in the tempo race and in the elimination, presenting herself as the most outstanding of the final score. Behind Novolodoskaya, they were located with 167, Wiktoria Pikulik (Poland) with 128, and Olivija Baleisyte (Lithuania) with 109. By the way, Novolodoskaya not only controlled, but also attacked to gain a lap and confirm her dominance in this omnium.
Congratulations to Maria Novolodskaya for her new victory that fills our team with pride !
After an outstanding performance in the Giro Rosa and the Fléche Wallonne, the Cogeas Mettler Look squad is preparing to give their best in the next Women’s edition of the classic Liège Bastogne-Liège cycling, which will be run this Sunday 4th October, the one-day road test this year will feature the participation of 24 Woman World Tour teams and a route of 135 kilometers.
The Cogeas Mettler Look cyclists María Novolodskaya, Julia Galimullina, Aigul Gareeva and Diana Klimova (all from Russia), the British Anabel Fisher and the Swiss Nohemí Rüegg, will participate in the 106th edition of the classic Liège-Bastogne-Liège. This race had to take place on April 26 2020 in Belgium, however, due to the 2019-2020 coronavirus pandemic, it has been canceled and rescheduled for Sunday, October 4, 2020. The girls will be directed by Sergey Klimov, and assisted by Vladimir Ekimov masseur and Artak Mkrtchyan as the mechanic.
We have no doubts that our runners will give the maximum of their energies as a team, always seeking supremacy and sports quality through our effort as a whole, good luck to all !!!
The sports director Sergey Klimov will lead the delegation as technical manager of the Cogeas Mettler Look, our team that will be made up of the Russian cyclists Maria Novolodskaya, Julia Galimullina, Aigul Gareeva and Diana Klimova, as well as the British Anabel Fisher and the Swiss Noemi Rüegg.
The legendary Flèche Wallonne (Belgium), is a test that has a total distance of 124 kilometers, and is classified as one of the greatest monuments of world cycling. The great event begins on September 30, leaving the town of Huy and having the famous Mur de Huy as the finish line. In this edition, the two versions Men and Women will be run. The team is completed by Vladimir Ekimov as the masseur and Artak as the mechanic.
The Walloon Arrow 2020 is a road cycling event, a one-day race, that should have taken place on April 22nd 2020 in Belgium and was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2020 version was rescheduled to start on Wednesday, September 30th, being the 84th Edition of La Flèche Wallonne, a professional road race belonging to the UCI Woman World Tour 2020. The Dutch Anna Van Der Breggen has won the last editions, imposing a dictatorship five years in this event that brings together the best runners in the world.
The teams participating in the race are the following:
Alé BTC Ljubljana
Astana Womens Team
Boels – Dolmans Cycling Team
Canyon SRAM Racing
CCC – Liv
Ceratizit-WNT Pro Cycling
Charente-Maritime Women Cycling
Chevalmeire Cycling Team
Cogeas – Mettler Pro Cycling Team
Doltcini – Van Eyck Sport
Équipe Paule Ka
FDJ Nouvelle Aquitaine Futuroscope
Lotto Soudal Ladies
Massi – Tactic Women Team
Team TIBCO – SVB
Valcar – Travel & Service
The American cyclist Amber Neben from our team Cogeas Mettler Look marked an average of 45,648 km / hour and was placed in the sixth position in the individual time trial of the 87th World Cycling Championship held this Wednesday, September 24 in the town of Imola, Italy. The Russian Aigul Gareeva was placed 27th with an average of 42,260 km / hour.
Amber Neben born in the town of Irvine California United States, on February 18, 1975, is a veteran world champion of the 2008 and 2016 time trial championships and has set the best third record of the day in the intermediate point of the tour. At the end of the 31.7-kilometer race, our Cogeas Mettler Look member put all her efforts to momentarily place herself in third place.
The first place on the final podium went to the Dutch Anna van der Breggen with a mark of 47,157. The second place went to the Swiss Marlen Reusser 15 seconds behind the winner and the third place was awarded to Ellen van Dijk from the Netherlands, 31 seconds behind the champion.
Congratulations to our riders Amber Neben and Aigul Gareeva for keeping up the sporting spirit of high competition cycling.