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Groenewegen supreme in sprint in opening stage Tour of Britain

Groenewegen supreme in sprint in opening stage Tour of Britain

Dylan Groenewegen has won the first stage of the Tour of Britain. The sprinter of Team Jumbo-Visma completed the team's work excellently in Glasgow. He is also the first leader in the British stage race.

Groenewegen was perfectly positioned by his teammates in the final. The Amsterdammer has now sprinted to his twelfth season win. The 26-year-old Groenewegen's victory marks the 43rd victory of the season for the Dutch team.

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"The legs are good again", the winner said. “Things were a little less good after the Tour. I was a bit tired and unhappy in the races afterwards. Fortunately I could win again today. The team did a great job for me. We controlled the race all day with Koen Bouwman and Pascal Eenkhoorn. It was a hectic final, with a short climb at the end. We got over it well. Then we rode fast to the finish. I could finish it off there.”

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