The Uzbek cyclist from Coges Mettler Look Olga Zabelinskaya won the points race of the Track event “Fiorenzuola International Track”, held at the Attilio Pavesi Velodrome, from 6 to 11 June. The 6 Giorni delle Rose is a Class 1 track event, attended by the most notable cyclists of the difficult modality.
The test by points was run to a total of 50 laps, where 10 sprints were disputed. Olga Zabelinskaya stood out in the Sprints 3, 4 and 5, where she dominated her opponents with authority getting the first place in each, besides closing with a second and a third place in the last two packings. As part of the drama of the strenuous test, Olga, counting on the complicity of the Ukrainian Yulia Beriukova, attacked and overtook the group and managed to close the lap, a distance that was enough to crystallize a great victory, in an extraordinary closing by the Uzbek of the Cogeas Mettler Look. The British Laura Kenny arrived in third place.
Congratulations Olga Zabelinskaya for this new victory, which fills our team with pride.
Women Elite -Points Race -Final (50 laps, 10 sprints).
Fiorenzuola International Track “6 Giorni delle Rose”.
1 OLGA ZABELINSKAYA UZB.
2 Yulia Beriukova UKR.
3 Laura Kenny GBR.
The North American cyclist Amber Neben, of the Cogeas Mettler Look, marking a time of 23 minutes with 53 seconds got the “Chrono de Gatineau” of category 1.1. The event was held on June 7 in the Canadian city of Gatineau. Amber Neber achieved an average speed of 43.46 km / h., In 17.3 kilometers of route. In second place entered Leah Kirchmann of Sunweb to 55 seconds of the winner. The third place went to Tayler Wiles of Trek-Segafredo Women a minute behind.
On June 6, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Gatineau was held, which had a route of 104.4 kilometers with departure and arrival in the city of Gatineau. In the event Pitel Edwige and Christoforou Antri were placed seventh and eighth respectively. Deborah Paine arrived in 12th place.
Congratulations to all the riders of Cogeas Mettler Look for their outstanding performance on Canadian soil.
Results Chrono de Gatineau
1 Neben AmberCogeas – Mettler Pro Cycling Team125 80 23:53
2 Kirchmann LeahTeam Sunweb 85 56 0:55
3 Wiles TaylerTrek-Segafredo Women 70 32 1:00
4 Newsom Emily Team TIBCO – SVB 60 24 1:34
5 Ellsay GillianRally UHC Cycling Women 50 20 2:05
6 Foreman-mackey Annie 40 16 2:13
7 Christoforou Antri Cogeas – Mettler Pro Cycling Team 35 12 2:21
8 Blais Marie-Soleil Astana Womens Team 30 8 2:25
9 Stephens Lauren Team TIBCO – SVB 25 7 2:26
10 Orton Beth Ann 20 6 2:27
11 Bergen SaraRally UHC Cycling Women 15 5 2:35
12 Brouwer Miriam 10 3 2:45
13 Doebel-Hickok Kristabel Rally UHC Cycling Women 5 ,,
14 Bourbeau Luce 5 2:49
15 Marcolini EmilyTeam TIBCO – SVB5 2:51
16 Bonhomme Ariane 3 2:53
17 Pitel Edwige Cogeas – Mettler Pro Cycling Team 3 2:54
18 Youmans Sara 3 2:56
19 Gibson Kinley 3 2:58
20 Baril Olivia 3 ,,
21 Simmerling GeorgiaSho – Air TWENTY 203 3:05
22 George Jennifer 3 3:06
23 Sydlik Stefanie 3 3:19
24 Bertold Isabella 3 3:50
25 Sferrazza Lindsay 3 4:14
26 Bernard Sophie 4:25
27 Langley Emma 4:31
28 Coney Helena 4:33
29 Jussaume Laurie 4:37
30 Marchant Kristen 4:47
31 Fortin Emilie 4:51
32 Lentini Nicole 5:01
33 Surgenor Whitney 5:26
34 Messier Jill 6:23
35 Vacková Lenka 6:40
36 Langarica Resendiz Naomi Monserrat 8:42
After three days of great teamwork, the girls of Cogeas Mettler Look Olga Zabelinskaya, Edwige Pitel, Amber Neben, Deborah Paine, Virginie Perizzolo and Valentina Scandolara, ranked second in the final team classification at the Amgen Tour of California.
The race that ended on Saturday, May 18, left the Dutch cyclist Anna van der Breggen of the Boels – Dolmans Cycling Team, who won a time of 8:32:34. In the second position entered her teammate Katie Hall to 0:29 seconds apart, and in the third place came Ashleigh Moolman of the CCC team – Liv 125, 1:06 seconds behind the winner.
The Cogeas Mettler Look cyclists, demonstrating a lot of technical quality and great bravery in the tough Californian event, have achieved second place in the overall team classification, being only surpassed by the Canyon SRAM Racing team, and above many professional teams of renown.
Congratulations to our fellow member of Cogeas Mettler Look. Deborah Paine, who was placed in the “Top Ten” of the girls, finishing in ninth position of the prestigious race.
The Uzbek cyclist from Cogeas Mettler Look, Olga Zabelinskaya, showed good pace in the first stage of the Amgen Tour in California, which started on Thursday 16, with departure and arrival in the city of Ventura. Halfway through the race, Cogeas Mettler Look’s blond arrow launched a strong change of pace that became the escape of the day, for 25 long kilometers Olga was shown on Californian roads and on screens with an option to victory. In the end on a dramatic closing Olga was neutralized, although she kept at the pace of the peloton to arrive with the pursuer group to the finish line.
The first stage of 96.5 kilometers of route, with departure and arrival in the city of Ventura, was won by the Dutch and current world champion Anna van der Breggen of the Boels – Dolmans Cycling Team, with a time of 2:36:17. Elisa Balsamo del Valcar Cylance Cycling came second and in the third position entered the Cuban Arlenis Sierra of the Astana Womens Team. Olga Zabelinskaya finished in 16th place twenty seconds apart with respect to the time of the winner.
Valentina Scandolara signs the start on a surfboard:
Edwige Pitel also present in California
Meanwhile Edwige Pitel, Amber Neben, Deborah Paine, Virginie Perizzolo and Valentina Scandolara, finished the demanding test that had difficult mountain passages, the effort of the Cogeas Mettler Look riders leaves them for today, in the fourth square of the classification by teams from the Amgen Tour of California.
The riders Olga Zabelinskaya (Uzb.), Edwige Pitel (France), Amber Neben (USA), Deborah Paine (NZ), Virginie Perizzolo Switzerland) and Valentina Scandolara (Italy), are the team members of Cogeas Mettler Look participating in the AMGEN Tour of California.
Deborah Paine from New Zealand:
The 2019 edition of AMGEN tour of California, has 3 stages, starting Thursday, May 16, with the first stage of 96.5 kilometers, with departure and arrival in the city of Ventura, California.
The second stage leaves the Californian city of Ontario towards Mount Baldy, with more than 7, 300 feet of climbing in 74 kilometers of route.
The AMGEN tour of California ends on Sunday the 19th with the longest stage of the female version, with a total of 126 kilometers between Santa Clarita and Pasadena
The event is attended by the best teams in the world, great Olympic medalists, national champions among the best runners in the world, the event is part of the Woman UCI WorldTour. Rubén Contreras and Serghey Klimov from Cogeas Mettler Look’s technical team will also be present.