Thus, Lutsenko becomes the absolute cycling road champion of the Asian Games, winning both the 150 km road race and the 40 km individual time trial among men elite category.
- Congratulations to our team with another medal! Today I gave my maximum to win and I’m very happy to bring the second gold medal to the Kazakhstan team from cycling! I wish good luck to all Kazakh athletes at this Asian Games! Alga Kazakhstan! – said Alexey Lutsenko after the finish.
The Kazakhstan champion passed the distance of 40 km in Jakarta for 55:37:13, 1'33 ahead of the Muradjan Khalmuratov from Uzbekistan. The podium was closed by Japanese rider Fumiyuki Beppu, who finished with the lost of +1'42 to an athlete from Kazakhstan.
As you remember, Alexey Lutsenko already became the champion of previous continental competitions in 2014 in Incheon, where he also won the individual time trial.
Photo credit: INASGOC/Fajri Achmad Noor