Alexander Foliforov (Gazprom) won the stage 15 individual mountain time trial of the Giro d’Italia. The leader of the race overall, Steven Kruijswijk (LottoNL-Jumbo) finished in 2nd on the stage and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) was the rider in 3rd place. For Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka the main priority on today’s testing 10.8km uphill course was for Kanstantsin Siutsou to conserve his 9th place on the overall classification. The rest of our African Team riders were really just looking to get through the stage without having to burn too many unnecessary matches. Foliforov set an incredibly fast time of 28’39” after starting mid pack today.
Edvald Boasson Hagen made it two out of two when he won the final stage of the Tour of Norway earlier today. 2nd place went the way of Sondre Holst Enger (Norway) and August Jensen (Coop-Osterhuis) finished in 3rd. The overall victory was taken by Pieter Weening (Roompot). It was another wet and windy day to end off this year’s edition of the Tour of Norway. As the riders took on 163km from Drobak to Sarpsborg, 2 riders got away and the peloton gave them a maximum lead of 5 minutes. Roompot started the intial chase and then it was our Team Dimension Data for.
Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot (pictured above) once again flew the flag of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka on stage 7 of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California. He was part of an early 14 rider break which formed after the first of today’s six categorized climbs. It was an illustrious group with riders like Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) and Greg Van Avermaet. However, they were not allowed to stay away. Etixx-QuickStep for overall leader Julien Alaphilippe and Direct Energie kept the break within distance. Halfway through the stage Sagan attacked the break and rode solo off the front. In the peloton, though, Katusha joined in on the.