The new season of track cycling has been launched by the competition of adult and young cyclists.
“This tournament has been organized as a preparatory period. Before the Armenian Championship we already know athletes’ skills” Armenian cycling team’s head coach Armen Gyozalyan said to ANOC press service.
On the first day of the adults scratch race Pavel Stepanyan, Mher Mkrtchyan and Robert Khachatryan were named the best cyclists. In the youth competition Levon Lavchyan, Amo Asubov and Babken Poghosyan took the first three places, respectively.
The final winners and prize winners will come out after three day struggle.
On April 22 the cyclists will compete in the team sprint with points and on April 23 - in the team pursuit.
This year the European Championship will be held in Italy from July 12 to 17.
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ANOC press service
Games and managed to send 8.500 athletes to 15 international tournaments.
Lilith Mkrtchyan’s team «Ugra» won with a score of 3-1
She scored 53, 24 points
David Safaryan at 70 kg overcame Hungary’s Roman Asharin (8:4).
The tournament will be held in team format.