Cuban rider Arlenis Sierra runs the next 25th in the World Road Championship, which started this Sunday in Flanders, Belgium, with the triumph of Italian Filippo Ganna in the elite category individual time trial.
After his outstanding eighth place overall on the International Tour de Ardéche, France, Arlenis returned to Italy where his club A.R. Monex to continue the preparation.
This Tuesday the Manzanilla will move to the headquarters of the world contest, which celebrates its seventh time as organizers precisely on the centenary of this championship, which was born in Denmark in 1921.
The elite women’s event will consist of a 157.7 kilometer section between the towns of Antwerpla and Leuven, starting at 12:20 (local time). Four hours before the race for the youth category of that same sex will begin.
A year ago, the Antillean finished in 39th place in the World Cup in Imola, Italy, in a competition dominated in this order by the Dutch Anna van der Breggen and Annemiek van Vleuten, the Italian Elisa Longo Borghini and Marianne Vos, also from the Netherlands. , which together add a few world and Olympic medals.
The rest of the events in the rainbow jersey contest will be as follows:
Individual Time Trial
Monday 20: Sub-23 and absolute female (30.3 km)
Tuesday 21: Youth male (22.3 km) and female (19.3 km)
Wednesday 22: Mixed relay (3 women-3 men) – (44.5)
Thursday 23: Break
Friday 24: Junior Men (121.8 km) and U23 (160.9 km)
Saturday 25: Youth (75 km) and Women’s Elite (157.7)
Sunday 26: Men’s Elite (268.3 km)
Lisset Isabel Ricardo, Semanario Jit