Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) won stage 16 of the Tour de France by lunging across the line, just centimeters ahead of Alexander Kristoff (Katusha). Sondre Holst Enger (IAM Cycling) was 3rd in the select group sprint finish. It was a special day at the Tour de France for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka with the 18th of July being known as Mandela Day in South Africa. Last year Steve Cummings gave our African Team and our continent a day to savour by winning on our former president’s birthday. Today our boys lined up with the hope of repeating that feat. The 209km from Moirans-en-Motagne to Berne.
The 7th and final stage of the Tour of Poland was a 25km Time trial in Krakow which Alex Dowsett (Movistar) won ahead of Jonathan Castroviejo (Movistar) and Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo). After stage 6 of the Tour of Poland was cancelled due to bad weather, the final stage of the national Polish tour went ahead with a 25km time trial. Tim Wellens (Lotto-Soudal) had the overall all but sewn up already after he won Saturday’s “Monsoon-type” stage by nearly 4 minutes, and so it was really just stage honours up for grabs. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka had Omar Fraile, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and.
Stage 15 of the Tour de France was all about Serge Pauwels huge ride in the Alps… Gruber Images caught him doing what he does best..