Indian star cyclist Esow Alban won Gold medal in Keirin event in 6 day cycling event in Berlin. This is 102th edition of famous 6 day Cycling event. Esow got invitation for this tournament.
Esow is first Indian cyclist to take part in this prestigious cycling event.Andaman Island 18year old Eeow also register his best event timing in 250m men Time trail event(12.990 sec).
Esow take part in all three event Keirin, Time trail and Sprint and have overall good tournament. Former Junior World number 1 finish on top of podium in Keirin event ahead of Tomas Babek of Checz Republic and Maximilian Levy of Germany on day 5.
This is 6 day long event and all cyclist have to take part in all compitition throughout the six day. On the basis of result of day all cyclist was provided with overall classification.
Indian cycling sensation start day 1 with 5th place finish in Keirin event. He was placed 5th in Sprint also. With 6th in Time trail he finish 6th in day 1 Classification.
On day 2 Esow Alban finish on podium he finish 3rd in Keirin event with 12 points. But due to his sixth place finish in both Time trail and Sprint he could manage to finish sixth again.
Day 3 was not good for Esow as he finish 6th in Keirin and Sprint. He manage to improve in Time trail with one place but his overall point was not enough to increase his overall position.
With brilliant performance on day 4, Esow manage to finish with silver Medal in Keirin event .but again have disappointed performance in other two event. He manage to decrease the gap between fifth place rider in overall classification.
Yesterday was best day so far as per Esow performance as he manage to beg top honor in Keirin. His performance was not good in other two event but with this gold medal performance he gain 20 points and move up to fifth place.
Maximilian Levy of Germany lead the overall classification with 243 points as he has registered medal winning performance in Time trail and Sprint. Esow is currently with 125 ponts with one last day to go.
This performance will give him crucial ranking points as he is currently world number 51 in Elite Keirin event.
Ronaldo LAITONJAM is currently world number in Junior Sprint, Keirin and Time Trail event.
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