(October 7, 2016) Averin and Tamouridis will start in the World Championships road race next week in Doha, Qatar.
A total of eight of the team’s rider have qualified for the Championships, including all of the U-23 Azeris.
Averin will ride both the road race and the individual time trial. Elchin Asadov will also ride the ITT. Tamouridis will ride only the road race, in the Greek jersey.
Josip Rumac will ride the U-23 road race for Croatia.
All five U-23 Azeri qualified for the road race. Enver Asanov, Kanan Gahramanli, Ismail Iliasov and Samir Jabrayilov will represent Azerbaijan in the road race, with Asanov also IN the individual time trial. Elgun Alizada qualified but will not be able to participate due to health problems.
10 October: U-23 Men Individual Time Trial: Asanov (Azerbaijan)
12 October: Elite Men Individual Time Trial: Asadov (Azerbaijan)
13 October: U-23 Men Road Race: Asanov, Gahramanli, Iliasov, Jabrayilov (Azerbaijan); Rumac (Croatia)
16 October: Elite Men Road Race: Averin, Asadov (Azerbaijan); Tamouridis (Greece)