World Championships U23 and MJ - Road Race
GANJKHNLOU 23rd in the World
Road Race event of the UCI World Championships was held in Doha in U23 category and Iranian Mohammad GANKHANLOU had a great performance and finished the race in 23rd place as a part of the lead group.
Rider from Norway,Kristoffer HALVORSEN, won the race with a final meters' sprint and the time of 3:40:53 while he was the leader of a group of 48 riders. Pascal ACKERMANN from Germany and Jakub MARECZKO from Italy respectively won Silver and Bronze.
1-HALVORSEN Kristoffer (NOR) / Team Joker - Byggtorget - Time: 3:40:53
2ACKERMANN Pascal (GER) / Rad-Net Rose Team - Gap:+0
3MARECZKO Jakub (ITA) / Wilier - Southeast - Gap:+0
Another Iranian rider of this race was Mahdi RAJABIKABOODCHESHMEH who has also won Asian Championships 2016 in the last January, did not finish the race.
The race was held in 166k and 185 riders at the start. In the end, 36 riders abandoned the race.
World Championships MJ Road Race was also held today in 135.5k with 184 riders at the start and two Iranian riders Pouria HOSSEINI and Ebrahim HAJIZADEHASL were a part of a 72 riders who did not finish the race.