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Romas Zubrickas – Lithuanian junior men’s road race champion!

Romas Zubrickas celebrated his most important victory so far. 17-year-old representative of Klaipėda Cycling Team topped the podium on Saturday after Lithuanian Championship’s junior man’s road race in Gargždai. 

Romas dominated in the final meters of the finishing straight and celebrated beautiful victory. Eight riders participated in the final sprint.

R. Zubrickas completed 123.2 km distance (7 laps x 17,6 km; 32 participants) in 3 hrs. 4 min. and 25 sec. (av. speed – 40.1 km/h). Kęstutis Vaitaitis (PKKSC/Fortūna) came second and Paulius Valiukas (VMSC) – third.

In the junior woman’s road race (70.4 km; 4 laps x 17,6 km; 28 participants) Gabrielė Jucevičiūtė qualified 11th. She lost 5 min. 59 sec. to the race winner Monika Rastauskaitė ( PKKSC/Fortūna).

Photos: Tomas Gaubys