Balck Won the Prologue When the Starting Gun Went for Tour of Jamtland

Road: When the Tour of Jamtland started on Thursday was almost 90 contestants at the starting line for the cycling prologue, 2.4 km through the Östersund city. Team Cycle city’s Sebastian Balck won both the U23 and the overall competition. David Ekholm, from home Club Östersund Bicycle Club, came on a fine fourth place. In the morning, continue the contest from Östersund to Åre.

When the Tour of Jamtland started on Thursday was almost 90 contestants at the starting line for the cycling prologue, 2.4 km through the Östersund city. Team Cycle city’s Sebastian Balck won both the U23 and the overall competition. David Ekholm, from home Club Östersund Bicycle Club, came on a fine fourth place. In the morning, continue the contest from Östersund to Åre.

“It was a pretty extreme course but my legs felt good and I got burn out gunpowder out of them on the Beach Road. Tactically, it is no secret that the team running for me because I is best left to the Party Cup and it’s always fun to take on that responsibility. Now bikes I with the Jersey tomorrow and it will be hard to defend it but we have a strong team and we are going to run as hard as we can, “said Sebastian Balck, Team Bike City.

-I’m really happy. It was a fun and nice course with a really technical beginning and then it went to press sharply down on the Beach Road, “said David Ekholm, Östersund Bicycle Club.

In second place came Lars Andersson, Örebro and in third place came Philip Lindau, Team Motala AIF.

In connection with the prologue, a charity race for the public. It was more than a hundred people at home who cycled to benefit Livestrong and cancer research. The track was the same as elite cyclists ‘ prologbana.

Today continues Tour of Jamtland and elite riders bikes from Östersund to Åre. The day ends with a rock tempo up to ullådalen.