Roglic in sublime way to final victory in Tour of the Basque Country
Primoz Roglic has won the Tour of the Basque Country for the second time. In the...
The sixth stage of the Volta a Catalunya on Saturday has not caused any significant shifts in the overall standings. The 194 kilometre stage to Mataró ended in a bunch sprint. Sepp Kuss retained ninth place overall and is the highest ranked rider of Team Jumbo-Visma.
“For us it was a matter of surviving”, sports director Grischa Niermann said. “We didn’t bring a sprinter along and the stage didn’t lend itself to trying anything. Nevertheless, it was not an easy stage. The guys worked well for Sepp and kept him in a good position near the front.”
"We didn’t bring a sprinter along and the stage didn’t lend itself to trying anything."
The Volta a Catalunya finishes tomorrow in Barcelona with six climbs of Montjuic. “Tomorrow, anything can still happen in the general classification. There is a new climb in the course, making the stage even tougher than other years. We will see if anything is still possible tomorrow.”