Astana Lastest news

Tour of Guangxi. Stage 4. Huge crash stops Astana riders

A serious crash in the first part of the peloton with just 4 km to the finish line cut almost all Astana riders from the front, leaving team’s leader Jakob Fuglsang without any chance to fight for a good result at the queen’s mountain stage of the Tour of Guangxi.

A few riders crashed out not far from the bottom of the final climb to Mashan Nongla Scenic Spot, creating a big crash in the peloton. Among the riders, who fell down, were Astana’s Andriy Grivko and Dario Cataldo. Fortunately, both escaped too serious injures and finished the stage.

Due to the crash, Astana leader Jakob Fuglsang was forced to stop for some time. Later, he was trying to bridge to the leading group with support of Daniil Fominykh, who remained in front, but it was impossible with only few kilometers to the finish.

Finally, Fuglsang finished 30th, 1 minute 27 seconds behind stage winner and new overall leader Tim Wellens. The Dutch Bauke Mollema and Irish rider Nicolas Roche completed the daily podium with second and third places, respectively.

The fourth stage of the Tour of Guangxi has started in the province capital Nanning and finished in the mountains of Mashan atop Nongla Scenic Area. The dinstance of 151 km has ended with a 3-km climb with an average of 7,7%.

Tomorrow will be held the longest stage of the race – 212,2 km from Liuzhou to Guilin.

Photo credit: © Bettiniphoto

Facebook VK Twitter Google Pinterest Email Print
Tags
UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS KORSAETH LA VUELTA LOPEZ FRAILE STALNOV VUELTA A ESPANA SEDOUN GRUZDEV GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE MONTRéAL VALGREN FUGLSANG HOULE FOMINYKH GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE QUéBEC GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE QUEBEC GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE MONTREAL BIZHIGITOV GP DE FOURMIES MINALI BRUSSELS CYCLING CLASSIC GREGAARD VILLELLA IZAGIRRE BILBAO BRETAGNE CLASSIC ZEITS LUTSENKO TOUR POITOU-CHARENTES EN NOUVELLE AQUITAINE CHERNETSKII CONTRERAS EUROEYES CYCLASSICS HAMBURG TLEUBAYEV BINCK BANK TOUR CORT CHERNETSKI TOUR POITOU-CHARENTES FOFONOV VALGEN BALLERINI ARCTIC RACE OF NORWAY VUELTA A BURGOS BOARO TOUR DE POLOGNE KOZHATAYEV DE VREESE NATAROV TOUR OF DENMARK GRIVKO CLASICA CICLISTA SAN SEBASTIA MICHAELSEN WILSLY CLASICA CICLISTA SAN SEBASTIAN RIDELONDON-SURREY CLASSIC TOUR DE FRANCE KANGERT PRUDENTIAL RIDELONDON HANSEN TOUR OF AUSTRIA CATALDO GIDICH SANCHEZ JAKOB FUGLSANG ITT ESTONIA ROUTE D'OCCITANIE TOUR DE SUISSE ARGON 18 CRITéRIUM DU DAUPHINé CRITERIUM DU DAUPHINE BALOISE BELGIUM TOUR GIRO D'ITALIA VINOKUROV TOUR DE L'AIN SANGEMINI HIRT LIMAR TOUR DE YORKSHIRE ASTANA PRO TEAM TOUR DE ROMANDIE TOUR OF YORKSHIRE TOUR OF CROATIA LIEGE-BASTOGNE-LIEGE TOUR OF THE ALPS FLECHE WALLONNE YAKOVLEV LA FLECHE WALLONNE AMSTEL GOLD RACE BAZAYEV PARIS-ROUBAIX GATTO ITZULIA BASQUE COUNTRY SCHELDEPRIJS TOUR OF FLANDERS RONDE VAN VLAANDEREN DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN VOLTA CICLISTA A CATALUNYA CENGHIALTA GENT-WEVELGEM RECORD BANK E3 HARELBEKE GENT-WEVELGEM IN FLANDERS FIELDS MASSIGEN MILANO-SANREMO VOLTA CICLISTA A CATALUNYA1 LE TOUR DE LANGKAWI TIRRENO ADRIATICO COMPRESSPORT TIRRENO-ADRIATICO SHEFER PARIS-NICE LUIS LEON SANCHEZ MAGNUS CORT STRADE BIANCHE ABU DHABI TOUR ROYAL BERNARD DROME CLASSIC ALEXEY LUTSENKO KUURNE-BURXELLES-KUURNE CLASSIC DE L'ARDèCHE RHôNE CRUSSOL MICHAEL VALGREN OMLOOP HET NIEUWSBLAD OMLOOP HET NIEUWSBLAD ELITE KUURNE-BRUXELLES-KUURNE ZAKHAROV TOUR OF OMAN RUTA DEL SOL VUELTA A ANDALUCIA TOUR DU HAUT VAR OSCAR GATTO TROFEO LAIGUEGLIA MOSER VUELTA A ANDALUCIA RUTA CICLISTA DEL SOL GRANADA CLASICA DE ALMERIA DUBAI TOUR VUELTA A MURCIA RICCARDO MINALI VOLTA A LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA SANTOS TOUR DOWN UNDER PEOPLE'S CHOICE CLASSIC SUPEROP SIDAS LOPEZ MORENO ASTANA TEAM TOUR OF GUANGXI TOUR OF TURKEY IL LOMBARDIA ARU CHERNETCKII PRESIDENTIAL CYCLING TOUR OF TURKEY MILANO-TORINO TRE VALLI VARESINE ZANINI TOUR OF ALMATY GRAN PREMIO BRUNO BEGHELLI GIRO DELL'EMILIA BRESCHEL CHARITY TOUR OF BURABAY CYCLASSICS HAMBURG KORSæTH CORT NIELSEN CHENGHIALTA LAUK DARIO CATALDO KAZAKHSTAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS KAMYSHEV ROUTE DU SUD CHERNESTKII GP DU CANTON D'ARGOVIE TIRALONGO MICHELE SCARPONI AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA MICHAELSHEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA SCARPONI LIèGE – BASTOGNE – LIèGE LIèGE-BASTOGNE-LIèGE LA FLèCHE WALLONNE FARNESE GROUP DMITRIY FOFONOV MARTINELLI NIKITA STALNOV ALEXANDR VINOKUROV LAURENS DE VREESE LARS MICHAELSEN ZHANDOS BIZHIGITOV VUELTA CICLISTA AL PAIS VASCO E3 HARELBEKE RUSLAN TLEUBAYEV MATTI BRESCHEL ASIAN ROAD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS DMITRIY GRUZDEV FABIO ARU GIUSEPPE MARTINELLI VOLTA AO ALGARVE ANDRIY GRIVKO STEFANO ZANINI ASIAN TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS ARTYOM ZAKHAROV ASTANA PROTEAM CORIMA FSA MIGUEL LOPEZ ASTANA CALPE TRAINING CAMP CYCLING JANUARY NEW SEASON UCI WORLDTOUR WORLDTOUR AUSTRALIA TOUR DOWN UNDER KAZAKHSTAN PRESENTATION 2017 GUARDINI SMUKULIS PARIS-TOURS CHERNETSKIY ROSA NIBALI ENECO TOUR BOOM STANGELJ SLONGO VUELTA A ESPAñA AGNOLI VANOTTI AYAZBAYEV OLYMPIC GAMES ROAD RACE CLASICA SAN SEBASTIAN VINOKOUROV MALACARNE CAPECCHI GIRO TANEL KANGERT ITALY SWISS WESTRA ARGENTINA TOUR DE SAN LUIS TDU SANTERO SAN LUIS SPAIN VUELTA ESPANA SANCHEZ GIL CHINA

Sponsor

Partners