Torres and Mora return to Grenchen hungry for European gold

The Grenchen velodrome, one of the great venues for track cycling in Europe and the world, will become from this Wednesday the world epicenter of track cycling with the dispute of the Europeans of the modality, which will be held until next Sunday, February 12.

A velodrome that brings back great memories to Spain’s two main medal assets in these European Championships: Albert Torres and Sebastián Mora. In Grenchen the legend of the duo ‘Go Torres Go Mora’ began to take shape with gold in Madison at the 2015 European Championships and those that followed the European titles in this same modality in Saint-Quentin in 2016 and Plovdiv in 2020.

Torres and Mora, who will compete in the Madison modality (Torres will also compete in the scratch and score, while Mora will compete in the Omnium) lead the list of 16 cyclists that the national coach Félix García Casas will direct at the Grenchen velodrome. Of the 16, 12 will compete in the long-distance events: those mentioned Torres y Mora, Erik Martorell (winner of the silver medal in scratch in the Nations Cup in 2022), Beñat Garaiar, Joan Martí Bennassar, Francesc Bennassar and Jaime Romero in the men’s category; and Tania Calvo, Ziortza Isasi, Eukene Larrarte, Isabel Ferreres and Laura Rodríguez in the female category.

For his part, For the speed tests, García Casas will have Helena Casas, Ekain Jiménez, Pepe Moreno and Alejandro Martínez, another great medal option after winning bronze in the kilometer time trial at the Saint-Quentin World Championships in 2022.

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Some Europeans that will have a luxury participation with the presence of outstanding figures of the track. In the female category, it is worth noting the presence of the German Emma Hinze, the Belgian Lotte Kopecky and the Italians Rachele Barbieri, Vittoria Guazzini and Letizia Paternoster. for his part In the men’s category, it is worth mentioning the participation of names such as the Belgians Robbe Ghys and Fabio Van den Bossche, the French Benjamin Thomas, the German Roger Kluge, the British Dan Bigham, Ethan Hayter and Fred Wright, and the Italians Jonathan Milan, Elia Viviani and Filippo Gannawho once again is running as the big star to follow in the Grenchen track cycling Europeans.

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