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Maryland Cycling Classic Supported by UnitedHealthcare Announces Seven Brand Ambassadors

Maryland Cycling Classic Supported by UnitedHealthcare Announces Seven Brand Ambassadors

Nelson Vails, Rahsaan Bahati, Mari Holden, Bobby Julich, Fred Rodriguez and Adrien Niyonshuti Join Maryland Cycling Classic for Weekend of Events 12 August 2022, BALTIMORE,…

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Nelson Vails, Rahsaan Bahati, Mari Holden, Bobby Julich, Fred Rodriguez and Adrien Niyonshuti Join Maryland Cycling Classic for Weekend of Events

12 August 2022, BALTIMORE, Md. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The Maryland Cycling Classic supported by United Healthcare today announced a roster of six world class athletes as brand and community ambassadors for its weekend of events taking place September 1-4, 2022.

Nelson Vails , an Olympic silver medalist in track cycling; Rahsaan Bahati , a former U.S. National Champion in criterium; Mari Holden , an Olympic silver medalist and former world-champion in time trial; Bobby Julich , a past podium finisher in the Tour de France; Fred Rodriguez , the only four-time U.S. Professional Champion in road racing; and Adrien Niyonshuti , the first black African to race in cycling in the Olympics, were named as brand and community ambassadors.

The diverse group is made up of individuals with incredible stories. Vails, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., became the first African American to win a cycling medal in the Olympics, and was recently featured in The Cheetah Story , a documentary about his life.

Bahati is a native of Los Angeles and a former national champion who still actively races at an elite level. He is founder of Bahati Racing and Bahati Foundation, mentoring inner-city youth.

Holden is Asian-American and a native of California now living in Colorado Springs, Colo.; she won her medal at the Sydney Olympics and followed up later that year by winning the UCI World Championships in the […]

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