MINSK, 23 June (BelTA) – The Belarusian cyclists did not make it to the podium in the Men's Road Race at the 2nd European Games on 23 June, BelTA has learned.
Throughout the race Belarusian Aleksandr Riabushenko had a chance to finish in top three but did not luck out in the last meters and remained in the fourth position. Italian Davide Ballerini captured gold as he covered 180km through the streets of Minsk in 4:10.04. Silver went to Estonian Alo Jakin, bronze to Daniel Auer of Austria.
On 22 June Tatsiana Sharakova picked up the bronze medal in the Women's Road Race. Gold went to Lorena Wiebes of the Netherlands and silver to her compatriot Marianne Vos.
The two remaining medal events in road cycling, namely Women's Time Trial and Men's Time Trial, will be held on 25 June.