Rus News Journal

Denis Menshov became the twentieth in the Olympic highway bicycle race

the Oryol bicycle racer Denis Menshov who on the Olympic Games represents also the Voronezh region, has not managed to interfere with dispute of leaders during highway race with separate start.

the Russian has occupied 20 place with result 54. 59,26 that almost for 4,5 minutes concedes to time of British Bradley Uigginsa (50. 39,54), won a gold medal. silver German Tony Martin (51 has won. 21,54), bronze - other British racer Chris Frum (51. 47,87).

Denis - the professional highway racer supporting a Russian team the Katyusha . In his career there were loud victories in 2005 - 2009 in well-known mnogodnevkah Vuelta and Dzhiro d ’ Italy . Cutting was considered the fad Menshov, the triple Olympic champion counted on Denis`s successful performance in this race on cycling Vyacheslav Yekimov. However, probably, 34 - summer Menshov did not have not enough time to be restored after ended on the eve of Games mnogodnevki Round de France .

Denis favourites cutting named just Bradley Uigginsa and Chris Fruma.