In Portugal, from June 9 to 13, the starts of the world championship in road cycling among athletes with physical and visual impairments are being held.
The competition takes place at the Circuito Estoril in Cascais. More than 300 athletes from 39 countries are competing for 53 sets of medals.
On June 10, the starts in individual races took place. At the end of the day, Russian athletes won 1 silver and 2 bronze medals.
Mikhail Astashov (Sverdlovsk Oblast / Republic of Buryatia) among C1 athletes rose to the second step of the podium.
"Bronze" was won by Arslan Gilmutdinov (Udmurt Republic) - in class C2 and Elena Galkina (Moscow) - in class C4.
In class C4 Sergey Pudov (Udmurt Republic) and Nikita Nagnibedov (Moscow) took 6th and 12th places, respectively.
Alina Punina (Moscow region) among athletes of class C5 showed the 8th result, Sergei Ustinov (Moscow) became 9th in class C3.
The tandem of Evgeny Tsakhilov with the leader Olga Nikishina (Tula region) finished in 11th place.
Individual races will also take place on June 11. Svetlana Moshkovich (Moscow, N4), Yulia Sibagatova (Moscow Region, T1), Yaroslav Svyatoslavsky (Moscow, N4) and Ruslan Kuznetsov (Moscow, N3) will fight for the medals.
Group races will take place on July 12 and 13.
The results of the competition are available at the link: http://www.rsstiming.com/Resultats/UCIPara/RoadWCh/2021Cascais/Cascais2021.htm
The Russian Paralympic Committee congratulates the Russian athletes on winning 1 silver and 2 bronze medals at the end of the first day of the World Para Cycling Championship on the road and wishes them success in the coming days!
In 2019, at the World Championship on the road, which was held from September 9 to 16 in the Netherlands, the Russian national team won 4 silver and 1 bronze medals. Sergey Pudov became a 2-time silver medalist, Yulia Sibagatova won silver and bronze, and Arslan Gilmutdinov won silver.