Astana Lastest news

Stage 3. Tour of Croatia. Riccardo Minali is third at the final sprint

The longest (237 km) stage of Tour of Croatia started today in Imotski and was characterized by the strong crosswind during the whole day.

 

After 6 hours of the Race of Natural Beauty across the mountains and seasides, stage finished in Zadar with the expected mass sprint won by Italian sprinter Nicolo Ruffoni. 
Astana team rider Riccardo Minali finished third.
- It was stressful finish at the narrow roads with strong crosswind, but the team made a great job to help Minali to find the good position for the sprint. Finally, he was third, and I think it was good day for us, - commented Truls Corsaeth after the finish.
Norway rider of Astana Proteam Truls Korsaeth rides his first season as a professional rider and it is his first time in Croatia.
- I already races some races for the team from the beginning of the season and it is a great experience, I can feel much lot of resources. Of corse, I see the differences not only at the races, that are much faster and harder, than I used to race before, but also the organization in the team is really on the high level, - concluded Korsaeth.
Tomorrow will be more quite stage, 171-km long between the Crikvenica and Umag with the more likely another group finish. 

Photo credit: © Bettiniphoto

Facebook VK Twitter Google Pinterest Email Print
Tags
TOUR OF GUANGXI FOFONOV FOMINYKH TOUR OF TURKEY HANSEN SEDOUN GRUZDEV TLEUBAYEV MINALI IL LOMBARDIA ARU CHERNETCKII GIDICH PRESIDENTIAL CYCLING TOUR OF TURKEY MILANO-TORINO TRE VALLI VARESINE ZANINI LOPEZ MORENO TOUR OF ALMATY LUTSENKO FUGLSANG GRAN PREMIO BRUNO BEGHELLI SANCHEZ GIRO DELL'EMILIA CENGHIALTA UCI ROAD WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS GATTO TOUR OF DENMARK VALGREN MICHAELSEN BRESCHEL LOPEZ GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE MONTREAL HOULE DE VREESE GRAND PRIX CYCLISTE DE QUEBEC KOZHATAYEV GP DE FOURMIES BILBAO BRUSSELS CYCLING CLASSIC KORSAETH BRETAGNE CLASSIC CHARITY TOUR OF BURABAY CYCLASSICS HAMBURG HIRT BINCK BANK TOUR GRIVKO KORSæTH BIZHIGITOV VUELTA A ESPANA VILLELLA ZAKHAROV CORT NIELSEN ARCTIC RACE OF NORWAY VUELTA A BURGOS CHENGHIALTA MOSER FRAILE LAUK CLASICA CICLISTA SAN SEBASTIAN TOUR DE POLOGNE TOUR DE FRANCE VINOKUROV CATALDO TOUR OF AUSTRIA JAKOB FUGLSANG DARIO CATALDO KAZAKHSTAN NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS STALNOV TOUR DE SUISSE ZEITS KAMYSHEV ROUTE DU SUD CHERNESTKII GP DU CANTON D'ARGOVIE CRITERIUM DU DAUPHINE BALOISE BELGIUM TOUR TIRALONGO MICHELE SCARPONI KANGERT AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA MICHAELSHEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA SCARPONI GIRO D'ITALIA TOUR DE ROMANDIE LIèGE – BASTOGNE – LIèGE TOUR OF CROATIA SHEFER LIèGE-BASTOGNE-LIèGE LA FLèCHE WALLONNE FARNESE GROUP DMITRIY FOFONOV RICCARDO MINALI MARTINELLI AMSTEL GOLD RACE NIKITA STALNOV TOUR OF THE ALPS ALEXANDR VINOKUROV PARIS-ROUBAIX LAURENS DE VREESE LARS MICHAELSEN SCHELDEPRIJS ZHANDOS BIZHIGITOV RONDE VAN VLAANDEREN MICHAEL VALGREN VUELTA CICLISTA AL PAIS VASCO GENT-WEVELGEM E3 HARELBEKE DWARS DOOR VLAANDEREN ALEXEY LUTSENKO VOLTA CICLISTA A CATALUNYA MILANO-SANREMO PARIS-NICE RUSLAN TLEUBAYEV MATTI BRESCHEL TIRRENO-ADRIATICO ASIAN ROAD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS STRADE BIANCHE DMITRIY GRUZDEV KUURNE-BRUXELLES-KUURNE ABU DHABI TOUR FABIO ARU GIUSEPPE MARTINELLI OMLOOP HET NIEUWSBLAD ELITE OSCAR GATTO VOLTA AO ALGARVE TROFEO LAIGUEGLIA ANDRIY GRIVKO STEFANO ZANINI TOUR OF OMAN ASIAN TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS ARTYOM ZAKHAROV VOLTA A LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA DUBAI TOUR ASTANA PROTEAM CORIMA FSA MIGUEL LOPEZ ASTANA CALPE TRAINING CAMP CYCLING JANUARY NEW SEASON UCI WORLDTOUR WORLDTOUR AUSTRALIA TOUR DOWN UNDER KAZAKHSTAN ASTANA PRO TEAM PRESENTATION 2017 YAKOVLEV GUARDINI SMUKULIS PARIS-TOURS CHERNETSKIY ROSA NIBALI ENECO TOUR BOOM STANGELJ SLONGO LUIS LEON SANCHEZ 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