GREEN PROJECT BARDIANI-CSF FAIZANÈ: 170KM BREAKAWAY FOR ALESSANDRO TONELLI AND SAMUELE ZOCCARATO. IN RWANDA HENOK AT 13” FROM LECERF WILLIAM JUNIOR, NEW LEADER OF THE GENERAL CLASSIFICATION.
Another day on the attack for the #greenteam, this time highlighting Alessandro Tonelli and Samuele Zoccarato in the fourth stage of the UAE Tour. Henok Mulubrhan 16th in the fifth stage of the Tour Du Rwanda.
174 km, mostly flat stage and a spectacular arrival in Dubai Marina, the Green Project Bardiani-CSF Faizanè once again protagonist with another breakaway from a distance, enterprising Samuele Zoccarato and Alessandro Tonelli on the attack from km 0 together with an AG2R rider. Samuele Zoccarato also won the first and second intermediate sprints.
The three riders will be caught by the main platoon that set up the final sprint with 3km to go, until the last corner before the sprint present in the first positions of the group the two sprinters of #greenteam Luca Colnaghi and Enrico Zanoncello, the first in the arrival order is Colnaghi, 13th, 17th place for Zanoncello.
TOUR DU RWANDA
Fifth stage from Rusizi to Rubavu, 195 km and 4500 meters of altitude, close and contested race, in which there were several breakaway attempts, including that of Chris Froome, who was stopped on the last climb due to mechanical problems.
The Green Project Bardiani-CSF Faizanè rode to protect Henok until the end, an excellent performance by young Alex Tolio, who proactively and resolutely defended his teammate throughout the race, bringing him back to the front group several times. the African continental champion finished 16th. South African Ormiston Callum won thanks to an escape 30 km from the finish.
The overall classification is very tight, Henok is in 10th place, 13” behind the leader Lecerf William Junior, the games for the yellow jersey are still open.