"From the beginning it was very hard, hot and long Vuelta, - said Michele Scarponi after the finish of the last stage, - we were unlucky with Lopez, but anyway we tried to do maximum".
"I have the crisis day yesterday, but I must to thank all my teammates, - he added, - the team made a very good job to support me".
"Michele was good and was fighting till the final, we also tried to win a stage and to anticipate this race, - commented sport director Dmitriy Sedoun, –but at this Vuelta we did not have luck".
The last stage of Vuelta a España 2016 edition was finished with mass sprint in Madrid won by the Danish Magnus Cort Nielsen, while the Columbian Nairo Qintana successfully won the general classification of the race.
Astana Pro Team appreciates all its fans and sponsors, who were supporting the team till the final stage in the Spanish capital.