An unexpected hit as an excellent expert il neozelandese Aaron Gate (Bolton Equities Black Spoke Pro Cycling) He won the third stage of the Tour of Luxembourg at the finish line in Diekirch. The 31-year-old from Auckland, in the final 188km of the race, stunned the group by running with Benjamin Thomas (Cofidis) And at the finish line expect the French.
David Ballerini (quick step alpha vinyl team He organized the group that comes within Sharpe from the first two ranked. Yesterday’s winner was also among the top ten for the day, Matthew Trentinwho finished ten in Tuscany albicin decagonin disorders, Which crossed the white line in seventh place.
Race Felipe Orts (Burgos-BH), Joseba Lopez (Caja Rural – Seguros RGA), Joel Nicolau (Caja Rural – Seguros RGA) and Asier Etxeberria (Euskaltel-Euskadi); French Thomas Delphis (AG2R Citroën Team) and Pierre Rolland (B&B Hotels – KTM); Norwegian Sindre Kulset (Uno-X Pro cycling team) and the Belgian tandem of Gil Gelders (Bingoal Pauwels Sauces) and Theo Bonnet (Geofco-Doltcini).
At thirty-two Kilometers from the epilogue, the groupama-FDJ faction led by Valentin Maduas, reached 20-year-old Bonnet.
At the first intersection of the finish line, the eight lines were marked just 20 inches from the main group that in turn pulled Groupama – FDJ, Trek Segafredo, UAE Team Emirates and Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team. At the foot of the Héndelbierg ascent, the measure was permanently scrapped and scrimmage broke out in the last fifteen kilometers of the race.
Along the Huelewee, ten kilometers from the end, they tried to accelerate Will be (Trek Segafredo), Trentin (UAE Team Emirates), Geniets (Groupama – FDJ), Ashlars (Alpecin-Deceuninck) and Skjelmose (Trek Segafredo). The 21-year-old Dane was the last to give up when the group came back, when there was only a kilometer to reach the finish line.
In the overall standings, cross-Alpine Valentin Maduas (Groupama – FDJ) remains in the lead by seven seconds over Sjoerd Bax (Alpecin-Deceuninck) and eight seconds over Matteo Trentin (UAE Team Emirates). Tomorrow’s stage 4 of the Tour of Luxembourg will engage cyclists in a 26-kilometre time trial
1 Aaron Bolton Equities Black Spock Pro Bike Gate 04:40:58
2 Thomas Benjamin Cofidis,
3 Team BALLERINI Davide Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl,,
4 UAE Team Mathieu Trentin
5 SÉNÉCHAL Florian Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team,,
6 LAURANCE Axel B&B – KTM hotels
7 SBARAGLI Kristian Alpecin-Deceuninck,,
8 Team Godon Dorian AG2R Citroen,,
9 Madouas Valentin Groupama – FDJ,,
10 MERTTZ Rémy Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB,,
11 HERREGODTS Rune Sport Flanders – Baloise,,
12 Pizza Marco Bingual Bowls WB Sauces,,
13 BERTHET Clément AG2R Citroën Team,,
14 SKJELMOSE JENSEN Mattias Trek – Segafredo,,
15 WIRTGEN Luc Bingoal Pauwels Sauces WB,,
16 BONNAMOR Franck B&B Hotels – KTM,,
17 Oliveira Roy Emirates Team Emirates,,
18 OSBORNE Jason Alpecin-Deceuninck,,
19 Ericsson Lucas Rival Cycling Team,,
20 BAX Sjoerd Alpecin-Deceuninck,,
21 JUARISTI Txomin Euskaltel – Euskadi,,
22 ENJOY Kevin Groupama – FDJ,,
23 VAUQUELIN Kevin Team Arkéa Samsic,,
24 Perez Anthony Cofidis,
25 KORETZKY Victor B&B Hotels – KTM,,
26 CICCONE Julio Trek – Segafredo,
27 GREGAARD Jonas Uno-X Pro Cycling Team,,
28 TRONCHON Bastien AG2R Citroën Team,,
29 HERRADA José Cofidis,,
30 TREE TorsteinUno-X Pro Cycling Team
1 Pedals Valentine Groupama – FDJ 12:33:04
2 Pax Shored Alpecin Deaconinc 00:07
3 Trentin Mathieu Emirates Team Emirates 00:08
4 GATE Aaron Bolton Equities Black Spoke Pro Cycling,,
5 Trunchon Bastien AG2R Citroen Team 00:09
6 Team Central Florian Quick Step Alpha Vinyl 00:12
7 Thomas Benjamin Cofidis,
8 Perth Clement AG2R Citroen Team 00:13
9 SKJELMOSE JENSEN Mattias Trek – Segafredo 00:18
10 HERREGODTS Rune Sport Flanders – Baloise,,