GREEN PROJECT BARDIANI-CSF FAIZANÈ: HENOK MULUBHRAN 4TH AT TOUR OF RWANDA, ENRICO ZANONCELLO 12TH AT THE UAE TOUR.
Henok gains one position in the general classification at the Tour du Rwanda. Two more TOP15 finishes for the #greenteam sprinters at the UAE Tour.
Sixth stage of the Tour du Rwanda, a very hard and demanding stage in terms of altitude, 4000m altitude difference, the most combative of the #greenteam was Manuele Tarozzi, who after the start joins the breakaway group with 7 riders, all fugitives were caught by the group on the last climb, except Matteo Badilatti, who arrives at the finish line with a ten second advantage. Two other riders anticipated the sprint of the peloton, Henok Mulubrhan finished 4th.
The classification remained almost unchanged, the African Continental Champion made up one place, he is now ninth 13” behind William Lecerf of Soudal Quick-Step Devo Team.
Tomorrow the Tour du Rwanda has the queen stage, 117 km from Nyamata with the finish on Mont Kigali (4.3 km at 7%), a stage that will bring some upheavals in the general classification.
UAE TOUR STAGE FIVE
Fifth stage of the UAE Tour, the Al Marjan Island – Umm al Quwain of 170 km, wind that is the master and “splits” the group on several occasions, the two sprinters of Green Project Bardiani-CSF Faizanè recovered their positions after a side wind at 15km to go fragmented the group. Enrico Zanoncello was 12th, Luca Colnaghi arrived shortly after him 15th, the finishing order:
1. Groenewegen Dylan (Team Jayco-AlUla) in 3:57:07
2. Gaviria Fernando (Movistar Team)
3. Bennett Sam (BORA-hansgrohe)
4. Liepins Emils (Trek-Segafredo)
5. Merlier Tim (Soudal Quick-Step)
6. Welsford Sam (Team DSM)
7. Molano Sebastian (UAE Team Emirates)
8. Cavendish Mark (Astana Qazaqstan Team)
9. Kooij Olav (Jumbo-Visma)
10. Démare Arnaud (Groupama-FDJ)
11. Ben Zwiehoff (Bora Hansgrohe)
12. Enrico Zanoncello (Green Project Bardiani-CSF Faizanè)
15. Luca Colnaghi
Tomorrow the sixth stage of 166 km from Warner Bros. to World Abu Dhabi. Live on Eurosport, GCN+ and Raisport From 11:50 Italian time.