Giacomo Nizzolo sprinted to the win in stage three at the Tour of Croatia capitalizing on a flawless team effort to catch the breakaway with one kilometer to go and then set up Nizzolo with a textbook leadout in another twisty finish.
GIRO D’ITALIA (WT) The first Grand Tour of the season, the Giro d’Italia is fast approaching and Team Giant-Alpecin can now reveal the long-list of 13 riders from which nine will be selected closer to the time.
The second race of the Ardennes trio has an only king as of today: Alejandro Valverde. The Spaniard came to the Belgian event with a chance to claim his fourth career victory –third on a row (2006, 2014, 2015), and he delivered.
A good 8th place opens the Team Southeast – Venezuela’s Giro del Trentino in the team time trial of 12 kms from Riva to Torbole won by Astana Pro Team.
Giacomo Nizzolo sprinted to his first win of the season in the opening stage of the Tour of Croatia Tuesday, taking the victory ahead of Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) and Timothy Dupont (Verandas Willems).
Paolo Aste has reached his record: he raced the 6 Northern Classics in 5 days, 63 hours of actual ride. The goal was to not overcome the 72 hours, then it went well, very well indeed. But the champions of the Amstel Gold Race, yesterday, were two: Paolo Aste and Enrico Gasparotto, in two separate races.
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While Paolo Aste attempts the record of 6 Northern Classics in 5 days, the traditional start of the season along the same legendary paths is going to end. Here’s how it went, for one and the others.
Fabio Felline was caught up in a freak solo crash in the neutral ahead of the Amstel Gold Race on Sunday and sustained a fracture at the base of the skull and broken nose.
Matteo Busato is the best of the Team Southeast – Venezuela’s riders at Giro dell’Appennino, race won by the russian Sergey Firsanov with a classy solo attack in the final.