Two golds and a silver for Klaipėda Cycling Team
Lithuanian Road Cycling Championship was held on 22nd – 24th of June, 2018 in Gargždai and their surroundings. The competition was successful for Klaipėda Cycling Team riders – Justas Beniušis took gold and silver medals, Rojus Adomaitis won gold. Cyclists from Klaipėda lost in the Individual Time Trial and Road Race only to experienced Elite riders Gediminas Bagdonas (Ag2r La Mondiale), Ramūnas Navardauskas (Bahrain Merida) and Evaldas Šiškevičius (Delko Marseille Provence KTM).
Justas Beniušis and Rojus Adomaitis. Photo: Tomas Gaubys
J. Beniušis became Lithuanian U23 champion in the ITT (32 km) – 41 min. 18,132 sec. (av. speed 46.5 km/h). He beat second-placed rider by 1 min. 26,03 sec.
Rojus Adomaitis wins gold. Photo: Tomas Gaubys
In the Elite and U23 road race (182,4 km; 10×18,24 km) R. Adomaitis finished fourth and was crowned Lithuanian U23 champion.
J. Beniušis, who finished sixth, grabbed the silver in the U23 category. Romas Zubrickas (Klaipėda Cycling Team) finished ninth and was classified fourth among U23 riders.
Last year J. Beniušis won silver (RR) and bronze (ITT), his teammate Arvydas Birenis (ITT) took home the silver medal of the Lithuanian Championship.