Satoaki Nakashima (Japan Cycling Academy) won the individual championship in the second leg of the ‘Tour de DMZ 2023’ international youth road cycling competition, which runs along the border of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ).
Nakashima crossed the finish line first with a record of 2 hours, 23 minutes and 12 seconds on the second day of the race, which started on the 2nd at Imjingak in Paju, Gyeonggi-do, passed through Yeoncheon and ended at Cheorwon Sports Complex in Gangwon-do for 100.5 km.
Second place went to Goryo Sato of the Japanese national team, who had finished second in the first section the previous day. Third place went to Nicolas Grollun of the Dutch Willerbroat team, who was first in the first section.
In the individual overall rankings, which combined the results from the 1st and 2nd sections, Grolun beat Sato by 2 seconds and took the lead and wore the yellow jersey. 3rd place is Nakashima, 1st place in section 2.메이저사이트
Winners of the second day of the Tour de DMZ International Youth Competition. From left, Goryo Sato, Satoaki Nakashima, and Nicholas Grollun. Provided by Korea Bicycle Federation
The Dutch Gefra-Watersrey team took first place in the group in the second section, jumping from third place in the group in the first section the previous day to first place overall.
Kim Seon-jae of the Korean Student Union ranked 15th with 2 hours, 23 minutes and 12 seconds, the highest ranking among Korean athletes.
Winners of the second day of the Tour de DMZ Masters competition. Provided by the Korea Bicycle Federation.
In the ‘Masters Cycle Tour’, a hobbyist competition held on the same course, 113 participants participated and 105 completed the race, with Park Byeong-seok (Engine 11 – Home Bike) taking first place, Joo Seong-jun (Topsfit T) taking second, and Lee Seo-jun (Watts) taking first place. Racing H) ranked 3rd.
In the individual overall rankings, Seong Jong-min (NO.22 Jeok B), who ranked first in section 1, wore the yellow jersey. On the second day, Seojun Lee won the Best Young Rider (BYR), and Hyeongwook Lim (Sutismith O) won the Best Gold Rider (BGR). Best Woman Rider (BWR) was won by Kim Mi-so (Cello Rocket T), who ran on the third day wearing the blue, gold dot, and pink jerseys, respectively.
On the third day of the competition, the participants will run a total of 141.8km from Cheorwon Sports Complex to Inje Gymnasium. The Masters Cycle Tour only lasts until the third day, and the International Youth Competition continues until Yanggu on the 5th.