Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka took to the start of Gent-Wevelgem with former winner Edvald Boasson Hagen, who once again proved to be in good shape at the moment. After suffering some bad luck at the E3 Harelbeke last Friday our African team was looking forward to finish the weekend off with a better result. The 242 kilometer long classic from Deinze to Wevelgem got off to a fast start with four riders going clear only a few kilometers into the race. They quickly built up a lead of 11 minutes. With the wind being a key factor on the narrow Belgian country roads, the.
The 2016 edition of the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya concluded today with a 135 kilometer long stage in Barcelona. The lumpy profile of the course made for an exciting race, which saw Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka riders Kanstantsin Siutsou and Merhawi Kudus go on the attack. In the end though, Alexey Tsatevich (Katusha) took the stage, while Nairo Quintana (Movistar) secured the overall. 11 riders managed to get into today’s break. With Siutsou representing our African squad in the lead group, the team could save some energy for the final kilometers, as these were to be tough ones to come. Going into the stage.