the American Sepp Kuss (Jumbo-Visma) retrieved on Sunday, his first professional victory in a year, when he after solokørsel passed the finish line as the first rider on the 5. and the last stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné.
Colombianeren Daniel Martinez (Education First), however, has also something to cheer about. On the race's final stage, he managed to kuppe the other competitors to grab the overall victory in the race.
It is clear after the crucial bjergslag at 153,5 kilometers, where Martinez ran over the finish line as number two.
This is the Danish Jakob Fuglsangs (Astana) time as the race's defending winner, was over. He won the race last year, but asked not to start this year.
There was really put up to a big slovenian triumph in etapeløbet, as Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma), led before last stage. The strong slovener crashed, however, on Saturday, and he was so included, the Jumbo-Visma before the start of the 5. stage had to announce that Roglic had withdrawn.
Roglic was 14 seconds ahead of Pinot, and the new frenchman in the lead before the stage ten seconds down to the nearest persecutor, Guillaume Martin (Cofidis).
Daniel Martinez was a further two seconds after, but virtual, he drove in the lead position and kept it on.
On the last kilometer was the margin såpas big, that victory looked to be flat, but also såpas small, that he could not allow himself to relax.
the Thought seemed empty for Martinez, who struggled in goal, where he could stand and count the seconds to Pinot and rolled over the line.
the Frenchman pushed himself to the last, but he was not fast enough to download the overall victory. Including bonussekunder was the difference between the two riders and 29 seconds.
the Triumph in the French race itself, directly on the first place of Daniel Martinez' holdings.
The klejne colombianer have now won five victories as a professional, but the previous four had only a single downloaded outside of Colombia. Last year, it won the 24-year-old rider thus a stage in Paris-Nice.
He is the first colombian winner of the Critérium du Dauphiné since 1991, when Luis Herrera won.
Sunday's stage started with a rytterprotest against the bad roads in the race. The riders attack, therefore, not the first ten kilometres of the race, writes cyclingnews.com.
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