Artem Ovechkin leaves the World championships, tragedy in the family
With this statement RusVelo team has to inform the media, officials and cycling fans that its rider Artem Ovechkin, representing Russian national team, leaves the UCI World Championships and will not be able to contest the individual time trial scheduled for September 23. Artem comes back to Russia because of the untimely death of his mother. RusVelo unanimously supports the rider’s decision. Our thoughts these days go to Artem Ovechkin and his family.