What's Cool In Road Cycling

Denis Dmitriev on the World Championships’ podium

RusVelo rider Denis Dmitriev won the bronze medal sprint finals against the Australian Matthew Glaetzer in two rounds. Thus, the experienced Russian, a multiple European champion and a vice-champion of the World has brought up his major events medal tally to five.

Denis Dmitriev said: “I am very happy with my form; I was ready to fight for the top step of the podium, both physically and mentally. It’s a pity that I missed out on a realistic chance to win the rainbow jersey, but luck was on the French side in the semifinals. I the team sprint the medal was also within our reach, but we found ourselves just 0.024 away from third. Overall, the feelings are positive – I see now that I am capable of beating any of these guys. It gives me a great motivation to train even harder to finally make my dream come true”.


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