For the second time in his career, Michael Valgren call themselves this Year's Champion in Denmark.
In a season in which several Danish riders marked itself on the international stage, signs Valgren out and was hailed by the Danish Cycling Union (DCU) at an event at the Ballerup Super Arena on Friday night.
the Astana-rider downloaded in the past season, two big wins and impressed to keep a constant high level from the belgian klassikerløb in the early spring for the WORLD cup at the end of september.
The 26-year-old thybo traveled Friday to Australia to prepare for the Tour Down Under and therefore could not be present in Copenhagen to receive his tribute.
He won the award for the first time in 2014, where he became Danish champion and subsequently took the overall victory in the PostNord Denmark Around, but it is even greater triumphs, that have given him the prize this year.
He began by winning the traditional Omloop Het Nieuwsblad in February, and later in the spring he went on himself with victory in the classic Amstel Gold Race.
in Addition, strong results as the fourth place in Flanders Around and the performance at the WORLD cup, where he is on a mountainous route was so good running, that he could challenge the all topfavoritterne on the last mile.
It is the Danish licensryttere, who voted on Valgren as this Year's Champion in battle with four other candidates.
The other nominees were Amalie Dideriksen, Magnus Cort, the men's 4000-meter team and Mikkel Bjerg.
the Year Cyclist of the last ten years
* 2018: Michael Valgren.
* 2017: Jakob Fuglsang.
* 2016: Amalie Dideriksen.
* 2015: Mads Würtz Schmidt.
* 2014: Michael Valgren.
* 2013: Amalie Dideriksen.
* 2012: Lasse Norman Hansen.
* 2011: Lars Bak.
* 2010: Matti Breschel.
* 2009: the 4000-meter team (Alex Rasmussen, Michael Mørkøv, Michael Færk Christensen, Jens-Erik Madsen and Casper Jorgensen)
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