- Egan Bernal’s Giro hopes could hinge on young Russian Sivakov
- Giro Aosta: Matteo Fabbro, el mas fuerte en el duro prologo
Egan Bernal’s Giro hopes could hinge on young Russian Sivakov
Results of Giro Ciclistico della Valle d'Aosta Mont Blanc Won by Alessandro Fedeli before Harm Vanhoucke (2nd) and Scott Davies (3rd).2017
Sivakov completes a Team Ineos roster that includes talented climber Geoghegan Hart and flatlander Christian Knees, among others. Sivakov can soar through the high mountains, blaze a fast time trial, and even survive hilly and flat terrain. His results at the development level showed a level of versatility that is rarely seen at that level. His father, Alexi Sivakov, completed three Tours de France. His mother, Aleksandra Koliaseva, was a two-time world champion in the team time trial. Sivakov is Russian, and his versatility also includes a variety of languages.
Set up in , Klein Constantia affirmed itself as one of the best U23 teams in the business, boosting more than 50 victories since its inception, while at the same time nurturing and developing the riders who joined its ranks. For years now, our team has invested into a structure which has the goal of detecting young riders and giving them the opportunity to show their skills. Joxean "Matxin" Fernandez is the scouter of Etixx — Quick-Step, traveling around the world and attending all important races, monitoring the young riders and then forwarding a full report to the team's management. From there, the riders who get the chance to be selected undergo evaluations the Bakala Academy — the high performance center which can be found at the University of Leuven — before joining the Klein Constantia squad, where they can develop in a professional and familiar environment, guided by the same principles as the World Tour team. These young guns can thus gain important experience and a profound education in sport culture, while being assisted by a staff always in contact with Etixx — Quick-Step. So who are these three Klein Constantia alumni who will now head to new pastures? He repeated that feat on stage one of Circuit des Ardennes International, before leaving his mark on the Tour of Berlin, where he displayed the impressive time trialling skills he posseses on his way to conquering the general classification.
Opportunity knocks for the year-old British climber, who'll step up to the World Tour in the jersey of the most victorious team of One of the brightest prospects on the U23 scene, James Knox has inked a deal with Quick-Step Floors, which will see him sport the colors of our squad until the end of Hailing from Levens, a small town in the county of Cumbria, James has built a reputation as a solid climber ever since his junior days, when he won the National Hill Climb Championships. But maybe his most outstanding display of talent and character came in April, at the Tour of Croatia, where James mixed it up with the pros and fought relentlessly on the race's tough climbs, before concluding the hard six-day event in eighth place, around one minute and a half behind the winner, multiple Grand Tour champion Vincenzo Nibali. All said and done, it doesn't come as a surprise that Quick-Step Floors have decided to add the promising year-old rider to their roster. Knox spoke of the opportunity he's been given and his goals as he opens a new, exciting and challenging chapter of his career: "It's amazing to join Quick-Step Floors, who is a team that excels in so many areas, from having the best classics riders in the world to the best stages racers and best sprinters.
Samuel Mugisha Dimension Data for Qhubeka 59 pts 2. Alessandro Fedeli Trevigiani-Phonix-Hemus 36 pts 4. Hafetab Weldu Dimension Data for Qhubeka 29 pts 5. Vadim Pronskiy Astana City 23 pts. The edition of the 2. Alessandro Fedeli from Trevigiani-Phonix-Hemus cycling team finished third with 36 points while Hafetab Weldu also from Dimension Data for Qhubeka came fourth with29 points with Vadim Pronskiy from Astana City Cycling team finished fifth with 23 points.
After the start from Aosta, not a km of rest for the riders who had to cover km and three KoMs before getting to the finish line, right along the renewed wall of the Valgrisenche dam. After the great efforts of last the days and with the GC which was almost clear, and with all the jersey on the shoulders of the respective owners, the race evolution becomes quite clear from the beginning. The BMC, team of the leader of GC let the situation go, controlling easily the race, with a gap shaking between 3 and 4 minutes. It is along the tough ascent of Valgrisenche that the story of this stage has been written, where the final move has been played by Alessandro Fedeli and Harm Vanhoucke. It is necessary to wait three minutes to see the winner of the overall classification of the Giro.
Giro Aosta: Matteo Fabbro, el mas fuerte en el duro prologo