Twan van Gendt have to fear that he has not the right to participate in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, japan. The world champion of the BMX flat at the start of the season with a serious hand injury suffered.
“It’s a huge setback. I am currently in the bloedvorm, I was ready to be the first in the world cup. It’s at the last training, the preparation is done, it is useless,” said the 27-year-old Of the Company.
“It’s a race against the clock to get back in time to get fit and get me to qualify for the Olympic Games. However, if I get motivated maybe it’s the ‘impossible possible’. All the focus is on the process, in order to restore it, and again, wedstrijdfit-to-be.”
Last year, new From the Engineers themselves at the Belgian circuit of Zolder is surprising to the world champion of BMX. He has participated in the Olympics in 2012 and 2016, which, in addition to a medal grasp.
Of the Company, which is currently operated in Australia, and this season is, in principle, to the best of the three Dutch BMX-ers are part of the olympic contest. On that scale, he is currently in second place.
The Dutch athletes are in the Olympic Games in Tokyo