The santandereana Martha Bayona and the Valle del Cauca Kevin Quintero They lead the Colombia National Team, which will compete in the World Cup in Berlin, Germany.
Both riders have the objective of confirming the box that they keep for now Tokyo 2020 Olympics and get a drawer on the podium.
Bayonne comes from winning gold in the Brisbane World Cup, Australia, in Australia, by winning the keirin test on local Stephania Morton and Belgian Nicky Degrendele, silver and bronze, respectively.
The Colombian cyclist was in the final of the same competition in the Canadian Cup, but could not get any metal.
“We are going to face the issue in the best way. The idea is to ratify the quota to the Olympians and win the gold medal, ”he said Martha Bayona, which will be at the keirin on Sunday.
He added: “We are training well, we are going strong and I hope to achieve the dream of winning the rainbow shirt.
Martha Bayona it was already silver in the 2017 World Cup, in which he escorted the German, Kristian Vogel
Quintero, meanwhile, arrives eagerly and with the same idea as his countryman. Born on October 28, 1998 in Palmira, Valle del Cauca, Kevin
Santiago Quintero He won the silver medal in the World Cup keirin competition in Milton, Canada, after being overtaken by the German Joachin Eilers, while the bronze was held by the Polish Rafal Sarnecki.
That has been the second metal he has won in the Cups, as he won the gold medal in the Keirin of the stop of the Track Cycling World Cup in Bisbane, Australia.
That time, he left the store with money Matthew Glaetzer and with the bronze to Tomas Babek, from the Czech Republic.
Last year, Quintero won the gold in the keirin and in the team and bronze in pure speed in the Pan American Games of Lima, Peru.
“We are going in a good sports form. I will be in speed and in the keirin. With Bayonne we go in search of that, ”he said Kevin Quintero
He added: “The velodrome is underground and that gives me confidence. With the competitions we close the issue of qualifying for the Olympians and for that you have to be on the podium.
The group is complemented by Santiago Ramirez, which will be at speed, and Juliana Gaviria, which will team with Bayonne in speed teams, all under the command of Jhon Jaime González.