Esow completed his hat-trick of international medals on Saturday, when he claimed a silver medal in the Men’s Sprint event. He had won bronze in men’s Keirin earlier and was part of the historic gold medal-winning Sprint Team, which also included Ronaldo Singh and Rojit Singh. Esow is currently world No. 1 junior in both men’s Keirin and Sprint events. HighlightsThe 18-year-old Indian finished behind gold-medal winner Konstantinos Livanos of Greece in the finalEarlier in the week, Esow won bronze in Men’s Keirin and was part of the gold medal-winning Men’s Sprint TeamEsow is currently the world No. 1 junior in both Men’s Keirin and Sprint rankingsEsow Alben posing with his Men’s Sprint silver medal, alongside the secretary general of the Cycling Federatio… Read MoreNEW DELHI: Esow Alben’s medal-winning spree at the Junior Track World Cycling Championships continued on day four of the competition in Frankfurt on Saturday, when the Indian prodigy won his third medal of the week — a silver in the Men’s Sprint event.
It was Esow and India’s second ever junior international medal. The boy from Andaman and Nicobar islands had won a historic silver medal in the last edition of the championships as well in Aigle, Switzerland, last year.
The 18-year-old Indian finished behind gold-medal winner Konstantinos Livanos of Greece in the final. The bronze-medal race was won by Daan Kool of the Netherlands.
Earlier in the week, Esow clinched a bronze medal in Men’s Keirin event as well. This was after India opened its account with a historic gold medal in Men’s Team Sprint, in which the trio of Esow, Ronaldo Singh and Rojit Singh had finished on top.
Esow is currently world No. 1 junior in both men’s Keirin and Sprint events. In both the categories, India tops the team rankings as well.
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