Kazakh Cyclist Triumphs at Asian Road Cycling Championships in Almaty

Kazakh Cyclist Yevgeniy Fedorov Wins Gold at Asian Road Cycling Championships

Astana – Yevgeniy Fedorov, a road racing cyclist from Kazakhstan, has claimed the gold medal at the 43rd Asian Road Cycling Championships in Almaty, as reported by the National Olympic Committee’s press service on June 9.

Fedorov emerged victorious in the individual time trial, with his compatriot Dmitriy Gruzdev securing second place. In the women’s individual time trial, Rinata Sultanova finished in third place.

On June 8, Nicolas Vinokurov, the son of the renowned Kazakh cyclist and Olympic champion Alexander Vinokurov, clinched the gold medal in the under-23 men’s race by completing the 34-kilometer distance in a time of 45 minutes and 38 seconds. Andrey Remkhe, last year’s Asian champion, settled for the silver medal.

The championship, which is taking place from June 6 to 12, has seen the Kazakhstan road cycling team make a strong start, with two gold medals secured on the opening day in the mixed relay category for both elite and junior riders.

A total of 28 countries are participating in the competition, vying for 29 sets of awards, including 15 for para-athletes.

Raimbek Batalov, President of the Kazakhstan Cycling Federation, expressed pride in his team’s performance, stating, “The first day is very significant for the Kazakh team. We won three medals: two in the relay and one for the Paralympians. This demonstrates that our country is a cycling power. We are leaders in Asia, and today’s event confirms this.”


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