Timo Roosen (LottoNL-Jumbo) won the 2nd stage of the Tour des Fjords after a 30km solo breakaway. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka had Edvald Boasson Hagen lead home an 18 rider chase group to take 2nd place with 3rd going to August Jensen (Team Coop). It was another cold and wet day at the Tour des Fjords as the peloton tackled the 185km undulating route. 3 riders formed an early break of the day but with so many short sharp climbs, the peloton started to split on the wet roads. Caja-Rural and Team Manzana Postobon started forcing the pace mid way through the stage and this.
The Giro d’Italia made its way into the Dolomites today and Tejay Van Garderen (BMC Racing) would be the winner of stage 18. Mikel Landa (Team Sky) finished in 2nd place and Thibaut Pinot (FDJ) was 3rd. Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) retained the overall lead. It was a short stage of just 137km at the Giro d’Italia today but the organisers managed to squeeze in no less than 5 categorised climbs into the stage. This made for a difficult but very entertaining day of racing. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka got things going with Natnael Berhane being the first rider of the day to attack..
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka and Qhubeka have been shortlisted for the prestigious annual Beyond Sport Global Awards, in the Best Partnership or Collaboration category. The awards, currently in their ninth year, are aimed at giving recognition to organisations that are successfully using sport to promote and achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Qhubeka and Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s entry is one of four shortlisted in the Best Partnership or Collaboration category. The winners, selected after a detailed and audited judging process, will receive a package of substantial business and strategic support, global industry recognition and access to exclusive partnership opportunities. “We are enormously.