Tuesday, May 30, 2017

@Cycling U 23 @NationscUP #Portugal to compete in the @CzechRepublic the task to qualify for the World Championships



The Portugal Team competes in the Race of Peace, between June 1st and 4th, at the SUb-23 Nations Cup in the Czech Republic, which will guarantee qualification for the World Championship.

,  U23  Sub-Nations Cup of Nations, that is disputed in the Czech Republic.
The national team will be composed of six riders who have the task of scoring in order to ensure, immediately, the presence in the sub-23 events of the Road World Championship, which takes place in September in Norway

José Poeira convocou seis corredores para a Corrida da Paz: David Ribeiro (Liberty Seguros-Carglass), Gonçalo Carvalho (Miranda-Mortágua), Ivo Oliveira (Axeon Hagens Berman), João Almeida (Unieuro Trevigiani-Hemus 1896), Jorge Magalhães (Miranda-Mortágua) e Tiago Antunes (Sicasal-Constantinos-Delta Cafés).

"This is the last race before the European Championship in which we can score to ensure the presence in the World Championship. For this we have to get a place on the podium in one of the stages or put a runner in the top 20 of the overall final. We are motivated to this goal, knowing that the course is hard, which favors the characteristics of our riders, but that we will have a strong opposition, by the best under-23 world champions, "says José Poeira.