GREEN PROJECT BARDIANI-CSF FAIZANÈ: TOUR OF TURKEY. 6th PELLIZZARI IN THE QUEEN STAGE. HE IS THE BEST YOUNG RIDER AND THE FIRST ITALIAN IN THE GENERAL CLASSIFICATION.
Great performance from the 19-year-old rider of Green Project Bardiani-CSF Faizanè who secured the 6th position in the queen stage.
A short but challenging stage in terms of altitude, Pellizzari faced the climb, always keeping the leading riders in sight. The final ascent of Babadag was extremely tough, 18.5km at a 10.4% gradient, which put the climbers to a hard test today. A well-deserved and hard-fought sixth place, which brings him to 6th position in the GC. The 2003-born rider from Marche is the best young rider and the top Italian in the general classification.
His statements: “We tackled the first climb fairly strongly and there was a selection, we stayed in the front 30. The descent was crucial, very technical. In fact, we took it in the leading positions, the group split, and on the final climb, I maintained my pace without pushing too hard. I am very happy with the performance.”
RESULTS – STAGE 3 – TOUR OF TURKEY:
1 LUTSENKO Alexey Astana Qazaqstan Team 03:34:17
2 ZWIEHOFF Ben BORA-hansgrohe + 12
3 TEJADA Harold Astana Qazaqstan Team + 27
4 LIPOWITZ Florian BORA-hansgrohe + 48
5 BADILATTI Matteo Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team + 55
6 PELLIZZARI Giulio Green Project-Bardiani CSF-Faizanè + 01:24
7 OKAMIKA Ander Burgos-BH + 03:00
8 GUÉRIN Alexis Bingoal WB + 03:28
9 MEURISSE Xandro Alpecin-Deceuninck + 03:41
10 NOVAK Domen UAE Team Emirates + 03:44
1.LUTSENKO Alexey Astana Qazaqstan Team
2.ZWIEHOFF Ben BORA – hansgrohe
3. TEJADA Harold Astana Qazaqstan Team
4. LIPOWITZ Florian BORA – hansgrohe
5. BADILATTI Matteo Q36.5 Pro Cycling Team
6. PELLIZZARI Giulio Green Project-Bardiani CSF-Faizanè