Azerbaijani cyclists win 3 gold medals in Ukraine

By: Nigar Orujova

Azerbaijani cyclists finished the “Galychyna-2014” Grand Prix in Lvov, Ukraine, with three gold medals and one bronze medal.

Members of Azerbaijani national team Sergey Omelchenko and Yelena Pavluxina competed at the UCI 2 four-day race.

Pavluxina has brought Azerbaijan one gold and one bronze medal and became fifth in six stages of omnium race.

Omelchenko was the best of the Grand Priz in 200m sprint and keirin.

Earlier, Azerbaijani cyclists also obtained good results at the international track cycling championship Panevezys 2014 in Lithuania. The three-day UCI-1 race brought Azerbaijan two gold medals, one silver and one bronze medal.

Omelchenko won the silver medal at the 200-meter sprint race and the bronze medal in keirin. Pavluxina took the 9th place in omnium of 6 types.