Australian cyclist Shane Perkins will play for Russia. This was reported on his page in Facebook.
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Olympic bronze medalist, two-time world champion on the track, posted the photo where he is depicted in the form of the Russian team. It is noted that he intends to play for the Russian team at the summer Olympic games in Tokyo in 2020.
“Cycling Federation of Russia gave me the opportunity to realize his dream to compete at the Olympics in Tokyo. The Olympics has special meaning to me because my father (Darryl Perkins) was performed in Tokyo at the 1964 Games,” said Shane Perkins.
Recall, the Aussie became the prize-winner of Olympic games in London in 2012. In 2011 and 2012 he won the world championship in the Netherlands and Australia.