(ANSA) – ROME, AUGUST 10 – The wait is over, the Elite European Championships of road, track, mountain bike and BMX Freesyle Park cycling tests, scheduled from tomorrow to 21 August in Munich, are ready to ignite the enthusiasm. Thirty titles up for grabs, over 700 participants, representing 41 nations. The program will be opened by the track races, scheduled within the Munich Fair complex, from tomorrow to Tuesday. The home team, Germany, promises to be the team to beat, especially in the women’s field; among the entries there are prominent elements, such as the Olympic gold medals in the team pursuit Franziska Brausse, Lisa Brennauer, Lisa Klein and Mieke Kroeger and the sprinters Pauline Sophie Grabosch, Emma Hinze, Lea Sophie Friedrich.
In the men’s field, the Olympian and world champion in the team pursuit Francesco Lamon who, with Liam Bertazzo (member of the team who won the world title last October) and Elia Viviani, will be among the favorites , as well as the Dutch sprinters who won gold at the Tokyo Games in team speed, Jeffrey Hoogland, Roy Van Den Berged Harri and Lavreysen, the latter also an Olympian in the sprint. The road races will start on Sunday. (HANDLE).