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 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.
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.
The Uzbek cyclist Olga Zabelinskaya from our team marked a time of 42,008 and arrived seventh at the 5th edition of the Madrid Challenge by la Vuelta, one of the most outstanding road races worldwide of the Pro Tour calendar elite female category.
The time trial that took place in the area of Boadilla del Monte had a route of 9.3 kilometers. It was won by Germany’s Lisa Brennauer of the WNT-Rotor Pro Cycling team with a record of 43,368. The Cogeas Mettler Look was made up of cyclists Olga Zabelinskaya, Edwige Pitel, Anastasiia Pliaskina, María Novolodskaya and Virginie Perizzolo.
Marina Novolodskaya, however, suffered a sharp fall during the race of the time trial, with a lot of courage she managed to get up and resume the route, finishing with a time far from her averages despite her efforts.