Oct 15, 2014

Christopher Psarakis, the reigning Greek Masters National Champion, who also is in the Air Force in Greece, raced the Military Nationals this past Sunday the 12th.

Here is his report and results from the event: “That was a mostly flat circuit race, consisted of 7 laps of 10KM. There was strong competition, with many elite riders, in national and world level, taking part. I managed to enter in the break with other 9 of the best riders. There were some moves, afterwards, but none were successful, so we went at the sprint. I finished 4th overall and with the help of other two teammates (one of them won the race). Air Force won the Team Classification! Pretty happy of my performance, if we consider the high level of the athletes and the kind of race which it doesn't quite suit my abilities!”

“Team classification is based on the total time of the first three riders of each team. So, on the podium Air Force was 1st, Army 2nd and Firemen 3rd. I was very happy to contribute to the victory, with the 2nd best time of the Air Force team (1st and race winner was Ioannis Tamouridis, a world champion on track and last year a rider of the Euskaltel team, who raced in the Giro d'Italia.”

“Man that was good, I really enjoyed it. I didn't think I would hang there and then I was fighting for the sprint! AC work paid off...”

Great job, Christopher!

PCG Coach: Bill McLaughlin


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