GREEN PROJECT BARDIANI-CSF FAIZANÈ: THIRD STAGE OF THE TOUR DE TAIWAN, 2ND ENRICO ZANONCELLO IN THE SPRINT.
The sprinter from Verona came ever closer to the stage victory, 2nd at the finish in Taichung. Belgian Tijl de Decker wins. Enrico Zanoncello Statements.
A demanding stage for the sprinters, despite the various altitude difficulties the stage ended with a sprint, a few kilometres from the end the train of the Green Project Bardiani-CSF Faizanè was set up to bring Zanoncello to the sprint, who achieved an excellent second place and climbed to the podium, proving to everyone that he was in great physical shape. The victory in the sprint went to Tijl de Decker of Lotto Dstny.
The statements of Enrico Zanoncello: “The stage was hard, with many climbs and over two thousand metres of altitude, in the final phase my teammates did a great job to get me into the sprint. I started the sprint with 300 metres to go to not let my opponents get to me, I regret the second place a bit because I could have won the stage, but the excellent result remains”.
ORDER OF ARRIVAL:
1. DE DECKER Tijl (Lotto Dstny) 03:46:18
2. ZANONCELLO Enrico (Green Project-Bardiani CSF-Faizanè) ,,
3. KREDER Raymond (JCL Team UKYO) ,,
4. FENG Chun (Kai Taiwan) ,,
5. MEIJERS Jeroen (Terengganu Polygon Cycling Team) ,,
6. FORTIN Filippo (Maloja Pushbikers) ,,
7. OKAMOTO Hayato (Aisan Racing Team) ,,
8. YAOWARAT (Ratchanon Thailand) ,,
9. POLI Umberto (Team Novo Nordisk) ,,
10. WIRTGEN Tom (Global 6 Cycling) ,,
Tomorrow the Asian race will tackle the fourth stage with start and finish in Nantou (165 kilometres).