The Italian brand’s athletes scored two impressive titles at the UCI Track World Championships, in Apeldoorn (Netherlands) on Friday, March 2nd
An outstanding double gold delighted Northwave during at the UCI Track World Championships, in Apeldoorn (Netherlands) on Friday, March 2nd, as Italian Filippo Ganna and Dutch Kirsten Wild claimed two gold medals in the men’s individual pursuit and women’s omnium respectively.
The two Northwave athletes’ superb performances highlighted the XFrame® patented technology of their Northwave Extreme RR. Offering the maximum power transfer on the pedals, thanks to the snuggest fit ever and the elimination of pressure points om the upper, the Northwave top-range road shoes provides ideal support to the most performing and powerful riders like Ganna and Wild.
After the bronze medal in the Team Pursuit, Ganna won his favourite race - he already got the individual pursuit’s silver medal last year in Hong Kong and the World Title in the 2016 edition in London – clocking a blistering 4.13.607 time in the gold medal race against Portugal's Ivo Oliveira to claim the title. Russian Alexander Evtushenko beat Great Britain's Charlie Tanfield by two seconds in the bronze medal race.
There also were more home celebrations as Kirsten Wild clinched her second gold medal of the week with Northwave Extreme RR. Wild, who delivered a gold for the Netherlands on the opening day of the event when she topped the podium in the scratch race, won the last sprint of the points race in the multi-discipline omnium to secure the title in style and achieve her eighth World Championships medal. Amalie Dideriksen of Denmark was second with Rushlee Buchanan of New Zealand third.
Northwave congratulates with Filippo Ganna and Kirsten Wild for their amazing results, that brought the Italian brand under the World cycling’s spotlights once again.