Geßner isn't U23 anymore, though.
It's actually a rather weird situation, as the entire team consists of riders - and staff - from a local Danish team, as in; a team from the level below Continental. They're just riding as the Danish National team because of the rules.JosephD said:Who knows, I didn't recognise any of the names on their roster though.RedheadDane said:One question:JoeD1997 said:A lot of U23s (although only Polartec-Kometa from the bigger U23 teams) are racing on the 22nd at the Tour of Antalya stage race in Turkey (UCI 2.2).
Leopard: Gessner, Quarterman, Wirtgen
Tirol: Brkic, Dobbs, Zimmermann
Polartec: Sevilla, Habtom, Camacho, Canton, Gamper, Gazzoli, Pena
Eritrea: Habtemichael and Mebrahtom (both won a stage at the Tour de l'Espoir a few weeks ago)
Nice Devo Team: Colombian Johan Sebastian Jaimes Mendoza (he has no records on PCS, anyone know anything about him?)
Other riders: Salim Kipkemboi (4th overall and stage win Sharjah Tour) + Suleiman Kangani (BikeAid), Nikita Sokolov + Alexey Voloshin (Vino-Astana), Yuriy Natarov + Galym Akhmetov - 2nd/3rd in Capodarco last season (Astana City)
The race itself looks pretty hilly on profile. Not sure how to attach images so I've linked the race website which has some info on the stages here: http://tourofantalya.com/tr/etaplar
There is a 32.5km ITT, with 20KM flat then the last 12.5km up a cat two climb that leads onto a cat 1 climb to the finish.
What the **** is a Danish (national) team doing there?
Thanks wallenquist, you know the winners at junior level. I enjoyed the reading. And I was late in posting the information of his 2019 contract.Wallenquist said:Junior season starts today with Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne.
Remeco Evenepoel (signed with Axeon for 2019) on the start. If you are interested check my blog for more details and race preview:
38:12 is 8 seconds quicker than Sasha Weemaes, the U23 national champion, who rode on the same course.Classement :
1 EVENEPOEL Remco ACROG-PAUWELS SAUZEN - BALEN BC les 27,4 km en 38'12''551'' '(moy. 43,03 km/h)
2 VAN WILDER Ilan VAN MOER LOGISTICS CYCLING TEAM 39:01,680 00:49,129
3 PAULUS Milan PIE-OPTIEK THEORIE-BLOKKEN CT GLAB 40:42,793 02:30,242
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