Elia Viviani (Quick-Step Floors) secured his third win at the Giro d’Italia by out sprinting the bunch on Stage 13 at the Giro d’Italia. Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) took second spot with Danny van Poppel (LottoNL-Jumbo) rounding off the podium. Our young South African, Ryan Gibbons was in the mix too, placing 5th. It was another flat stage at the Giro d’Italia, marked for the sprinters. The 180km stage ran from Ferrara to Nervesa della Battaglia. Similarly to yesterday, it was a sunny start to the day before the clouds came over for the final, but fortunately there wasn’t a torrential downpour in the end. A.
Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) won stage three ahead of Team Dimension Data’s Edvald Boasson Hagen. Sondre Holst Enger (Israel Cycling Academy) finished third. Stage three at the Tour of Norway was a 175km stage stretching from Moss to Sarpsborg and included two category three climbs. A break of four riders made it away relatively early during the race. Together with Team LottoNL-Jumbo and Israel Cycling Academy, our riders worked hard to bring the break back in the final km of racing. Heading into the final sprint, Edvald Boasson Hagen was positioned near the front. He was just behind Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) heading into the.
A ‘mechanical’ and then being caught up behind a crash put paid to Mark Cavendish contesting for the sprint in stage five of the Amgen Tour of California, finishing in Stockton. The stage was won by Fernando Gaviria (Quickstep-Floors), his second victory of the race having won in Long Beach. The race, as expected, saw an early breakaway of five riders stay away for most of the day with the peloton in control and all looking at putting their respective sprinters in position for the frantic finale. Disaster struck for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka as it appeared that contact from another riders wheel damaged.