Godoy Wins Third Place at the Cham-Hagendorn Elite GP

Competition covered 148.8 kilometers ending with 43.2 km / h of hourly average. Italian Andrea Vaccher was the champion

Brazil’s Caio Godoy, who currently defends the World Cycling Center (CMC) team, where he participates in an exchange provided by the Brazilian Cycling Confederation (CBC), returned to the podium on Sunday, May 31, where he won third place in GP Cham-Hagendorn, played in Switzerland.

The race counted with 148.8 kilometers of distance distributed in a great circuit of 9 kilometers each return. The cyclists pedaled very fast, finishing the competition with 43.2 km/h of hourly average. The Italian Andrea Vaccher won the victory after arriving escaped with three more cyclists, including the Brazilian Caio Godoy.

The four athletes completed the race in 3h26min32s. Gian Friesecke of Switzerland finished in second place, followed by Brazilian Caio Godoy in third. The main squad finished 54 seconds.

“I’m feeling really good and I’m happy to get on the podium here again in Europe. The trainings are getting more intense here at CMC, but I know we’re on the right track. The results prove this,”commented Caius.


Cyclist Uenia Fernandes, who plays for Italy’s Ale Cipollini, also competed in the Women’s Cham-Hagendorn GP and won the 32nd place, finishing in the main group with the same time as champion Lizzie Williams.

Interchange Project

The Brazilian Cycling Confederation, sponsored by Caixa Econômica Federal, invests and works in the development of cycling in its four Olympic disciplines (BMX Cycling, Road Cycling, Mountain Bike Cycling and Track Cycling). In partnership with the International Cycling Union, CBC carries out the “Interchange Project/CMC”, which provides Brazilian athletes with an opportunity to improve their skills and acquire a great international experience.

During the exchange, at the World Cycling Center in Aigle, Switzerland, athletes receive all the necessary infrastructure, from basic equipment such as helmet, sneaker and accessories, to the follow-up of a multidisciplinary team selected by the International Cycling Union.