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Marie Soleil Blais will be joining Cogeas Mettler Look

The cyclist Marie Soleil Blais is of French-Canadian origin, born in the city of Montreal in Quebec, Canada. She has a weight of 53 kg and a height 5’2 ”.

Marie Soleil Blais is considered a cyclist who adapts to all terrain, but with strong points such as in sprint and time trial. She tells us : “I am a strong sprinter with a great track and track background.”

“I love competing aggressively and I have developed a reputation for driving with a lot of heart and courage,” she concludes.

 

She has a great record of outstanding races:
3rd Canadian Nationals ITT (2019)
2nd White Spot Delta Road Race UCI 1.2 (2019)
6th Grand Prix de Gatineau Road Race, Canada, UCI 1.1 (2018-19)
8th Chrono de Gatineau Time Trial, Canada, UCI 1.1 (2019)
3rd Gastown Grand Prix, Canada, Criterium (2018)
9th GC Joe Martin Stage Race, Pro Road Tour UCI 2.2 (2017)
9x Quebec Champion, Road, ITT & Track (2016 to 2019)
Actually occupies the fourth place in Canada: 121 UCI points

 

Her results in 2019 were the following:
3rd Canadian Nationals ITT
2nd White Spot Delta Road Race UCI 1.2
6th Grand Prix de Gatineau Road Race, Canada, UCI 1.1
8th Chrono de Gatineau ITT, Canada, UCI 1.1
1st GC Tucson Bicycle Classic Stage Race, USA
3rd Canadian Nationals Criterium
1st GC Tour de White Rock, Canada
6x Top-5 finishes (1 win, 3 podium), BC Superweek, Canada
Took part in 5 World Tour races (4 Spring Classics)
Strongly contributed to podium and victories from teammates at
Tour of California WWT and Winston-Salem UCI 1.1 (for Arlenis
Sierra), Gatineau Grand Prix UCI 1.1 (for Leah Kirchman) and
Redlands Bicycle Classic USA Pro Road Tour (for Amber Neben)

 

Previous results in 2018 :
3rd Gastown Grand Prix, Canada, UCI Criterium (2018)
6th Grand Prix de Gatineau Road Race, Canada, UCI 1.1 (2018)
10th Chrono de Gatineau Time Trial, UCI 1.1 (2018)
7th Canadian Nationals Road Race (2018)
9th Canadian Nationals Time Trial (2018)
8th White Spot Delta Road Race, Canada, UCI 1.2 (2018)
9th GC Joe Martin Stage Race, USA, Pro Road Tour UCI 2.2 (2017)
3rd GC, Tucson Bicycle Classic, Tucson, USA (2017)
14th GC Redlands Bicycle Classic, USA, Pro Road Tour
1st Athens Twilight Criterium, USA Crits (2016)
2x Wins at the Criterium National of Montreal
by Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec et Montréal (2016, 2017)
2x 4th Individual Pursuit, Canadian Track Nationals (3min43)
9x Quebec Champion, Road, ITT & Track (2016 to 2019)

The girls of Cogeas Mettler Look win medals in Glasgow

The Track Cycling World Cup  that took place from 7th-10th November, in the city of Glasgow Great Britain, has witnessed the effort and courage of the girls of Cogeas Mettler Look and their respective performances with their national teams.

On Saturday November 9, the Uzbek rider Olga Zabelinskaya from our team, won the silver medal in the Women’s Omnium, the winner of the strenuous test was the world champion of the Dutch Kirsten Wild who reached 500 points. Olga Zabelinskaya who achieved a good harvest of units by taking the test for points of the specialty of the Omnium accumulated a total of 450 units. Australian Annette Edmondson was third on the podium.

 

On Sunday, November 10, the women’s scratch test was held at an average speed of 49,828 km / hour, with a plot of 40 laps (10 km) the Polish Karolina Karasiewick was the winner in a quick final, followed by Russian Anastasia Chulkova and Diana Klimova from our team Cogeas Mettler Look, who seized the third step of the podium.

 

 

On Sunday, November 10, the Madison Test was held, where Australians Annette Edmondson and Giorgia Baker took the victory, in the second place was the couple from Great Britain composed of Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker, in the third position came the Dutch Kirsten Wild and Ami Pieters, fourth place went to our Russians riders Diana Klimova and Maria Novolodskaya, thus closing a great performance at the Glasgow velodrome.

Congratulations to all for such an outstanding performance at the track cycling World Cup in Glasgow.

Olga Zabelinskaya won a gold medal in South Korea

Olga Zabelinskaya from our team, won the gold medal for Uzbekistan in the Asian Track Cycling Championship held in the city of Jincheon South Korea. In the 40th edition of the tournament, Olga Zabelinskaya achieved a score of 32 units, making her win the gold medal and the Asian champion jersey of the specialty. The point test corresponding to the Asian Track Cycling Championship was run at the Velodrome of the Jincheon National Training Center.

Results Test for ladies points:
1 Olga Zabelinskaya (Uzbekistan) – 32 points.
2 A. Na (South Korea) – 28 points.
3 B. Leung (Hong Kong) – 26 points.

Amber Neben’s Great Performance in Yorkshire

On  September 24th,  the North American cyclist from our team, Amber Neben, came in the fourth position of the individual time trial corresponding to the world championships taking place in the region of Yorkshire, England.

 

The winner of the test was the North American Chloe Dygert with a 42:12 mark. Followed by the Dutch Anna van der Breggen who made a difference of 1:32 with respect to the time of the winner. The third position went to another Dutch Annemiek van Vleuten who occupies the third step of the podium at 1:52 difference from the winner. In the fourth position came the American Amber Neben with a time difference of 2:38.

 

 

Amber Neben is the current American and Pan American time trial champion, she also won the UCI World Time Trial Championships in 2016 and 2008.  And in  2003 and 2017,  she won the National Road Cycling Championships of the United States.

Congratulations to our runner Amber Neben for the excellent result in this edition of the world cycling championship held in the historic county of North England in Yorkshire. With the result,  Amber willl be present in the next edition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, as the first 10 are officially qualified for this event.

Five runners of our team Cogeas Mettler Look participated at the individual time trial of the world championship with distance of 30.3 kilometers. The city of Harrogate was the point of departure and arrival of this strenuous test.

 

Representing their respective nations: the Russian Maria Novolodskaya and Yelyzaveta Oshurkova, the Uzbek Olga Zabelinskaya, the American Amber Neben and the Cypriot Antri Christoforou. Five professional cyclists who give their best every day in search of achieving the best results in the annual UCI calendar, and thus win the coveted points that seal the fight for the UCI global ladder. Cycling World Cups are held this year in the Yorkshire area.

We are also pleased to report that the current time trial world champion, the Russian cyclist Aigul Garreva, who last weekend won the gold medal in the junior category of the Yorkshire World Cups, becomes part of the Cogeas Mettler Look, becoming our newest team member.

 

 

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