Russia recruiting Australian cyclist for Olympic team

MOSCOW (AP) Russia is hoping to recruit former world champion track cyclist Shane Perkins of Australia in a push for medals at the 2020 Olympics. Perkins says in a Facebook statement that he ''will now be riding for Russia,'' alongside a picture of himself in Russian team gear. He adds that the ''Russian Cycling Federation has given me another opportunity to chase my dreams of...
Via Associated Press
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Australian Shane Perkins to ride for Russia in bid for Tokyo 2020 success

Australian 2012 London Olympic medallist Shane Perkins will ride under a Russian license in his bid for Tokyo 2020 success. The track cyclist missed out on a place at the Rio Olympic Games with Cycling Australia deciding on a younger group of sprinters. Perkins could make his debut for Russia at the 2017 Track World Championships in April. Since missing out on the Olympic Games...
Via Cycling News
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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