The road tests in cycling World 2016 opened with the test sub 23 male category. This is the test most closely followed by the Elite category riders, because it teaches the circuit and usually reflects more or less how it will be the development of the race. In addition, that Doha has been as expected.

The test, after 165’7 kilometers completely flat cyclists have covered in 3 hours and 40 minutes, it was decided in a mass sprint in which the Norwegian won Kristoffer Halvorsen. Neither wind nor heat have changed the foreseeable outcome, so the Elite sprinters are already rubbing their hands at the prospect of wearing the rainbow jersey.

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The first protagonstas the day were a group of nine riders who escaped the peloton. This group had more than three minutes ahead, which made more than one think that the surprise was given, but the selections were controlling the situation sprinter and ten kilometers from the finish the flight was over well.

The finish line was fairly quick and nervous, so there were several falls in the struggle to gain the best position and go back in the peloton. Without any doubt, it seemed that we were watching a stage in the first week of the Tour de France, with the difference that in his head that were sent young cyclists from Norway and Germany.

German Pascal Ackermann, future corridor Bora, was the first to launch the sprint and retained the head of the race until a few meters from the line of goal, when in a last pedal stroke was I was overwhelmed by the Norwegian Halvorsen, that 20 years old today signing his great letter. The third position, and therefore the bronze medal would be for Italian Polish – born Jakub Mareczko.

Spain had in Ivan Garcia Cortina a good trick to do a good job and gijones has not disappointed. The Spanish all well wrapped by fellow race remained and then carved by himself a position at the front of the pack, to get into the final sprint and get a good seventh place.

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The road tests in cycling World 2016 opened with the test sub 23 male category. This is the test most closely followed by the Elite category riders, because it teaches the circuit and usually reflects more or less how it will be the development of the race. In addition,...