Stybar defended, crowned again by the Czech cycling king

He has a great season. “This year I confirmed that I decided right,” he said of his crossing of the cyclist on the road. Yet in the bike king’s poll this year was a good competition, judge yourself.

In the road peloton Leopold König was the sixth on Giru and Petr Vakoč bronze at the European Games.

Pavel Kelemen became the European champion in keirin, defeating the world champion of this discipline French Pervis – and at the Olympics in Rio he would now like a medal. “We still have three qualifying races ahead of us, but it looks good. Perhaps we will go to Rio, “he said during the evening.

On mountain bikes, Jana Bártová won the European Championship at the congress.The cross-country went well with Ondrej Cinka, who won the bronze medal at the World Championship in Andorra. And Jaroslav Kulhavý was third in the World Cup, and he became the European champion in the marathon and won the Cape Epic race.

“This year I won the New Town, four years ago I won the Olympics in London. It would be nice to repeat something, “Kulhavý said, hitting the next World Championship in New Town in Moravia and the Olympics in Rio. . He won the silver in keirin and sprint and defended the world title from a kilometer with a solid start.During the General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees, he was elected the best European junior in Prague.

All of them were above all Zdeněk Štybar. What was his year?

He had a great start to the season, because Murcia was the third in Murcia Murcia. This year, for the first time, he tried the dusty Tuscan roads on the traditional Bianche Street, and it was a victory.”I’m excited, I love these technical races, because I can do it well, so I’m in my element,” he said at the finish and looked forward to

The first Monument of the Milan-San Remo season was unfortunately dropped, a few days in Belgium at the E3 Harelbeke race was not enough just for the famed Thomas and then came second in the North Pole nicknamed Paris-Roubaix.

He could relax and enjoy the Tour. And twice. Just before him, he was born the son of Lewis, and Štybar was able to stand up in Utrecht for the first time as a father. Maybe it helped him in the seventh, winning stage.

“I’m glad I could win for Lewis.Winning the Tour was my dream and I’m happy to have done it, “he said, then touched the finish.

The Czech Cycling Tour then won two stages, the third overall, a few weeks to Around the 5th Britain race. They all looked to him as a possible medal candidate for the World Championship in Richmond, USA. But that did not work, and Štybar was on the last hill. “But the team did a great job, someone was still around me. I just did not have the strength. “

Nevertheless, he has the best road season.And next year? “I would like to raise the cube above my head, but you never know how the race will develop,” the old-time King of Bohemian Cyclists said, wishing to win Paris-Roubaix.