"I have recovered the best - said Alexey Lutsenko - and I hope to do well tomorrow and Friday in the team time trial."
"Tomorrow there will be the first ascents with the classic flemish walls - he added - we must stay ahead in order to try to win."
The third stage was marked by the long breakaway of five riders that were caught few hundred meters from the finish. The mass sprint was won by the new European champion (and world champion) the Slovak Peter Sagan. No changes ion the GC with the Australian Rohan Dennis always leading.
With its 201 kilometers, the fourth stage is the longest of this edition of the Eneco Tour. The finish is characterized by a circuit to be repeated twice with the ascent of Bruine Put, only 900 meters long, but with a slope of 8.2%.