NIPPO VINI FANTINI EUROPA OVINI: EDUARD GROSU WINS AGAIN IN TOUR OF QINGHAI LAKE.
Second success of the Rumanian National Champion in the Chinese competition of 2.HC category. The #OrangeBlue sprinter reach the best results also thanks to the perfect job made by his teammates. The green jersey is now very close, just one point of difference.
Eduard Grosu keeps his promise. “I want to win again and try to win the green jersey,” he said two days ago. First promise already maintained, in the seventh fraction of the Chinese competition in the category 2.HC Eduard Grosu is ahead of everyone with a long sprint started at 300 meters from the finish line. The fight for the green jersey is now open and exciting, now only one point away. To wear it Luca Pacioni today second on the finish line of Menyuan at the end of a fraction of 169km.
Stage characterized by a breakway, controlled among others by the #OrangeBlue riders who aimed at the sprint finish to favor the sprinter Eduard Grosu in an excellent moment of form. To testify the great work of the team is the same Romanian champion: “A beautiful stage I know from last year. There was a perfect team job, both from Uchima and Nishimura and then from Ito and Nakane to control the escape. At the last km I positioned myself well and at 300 meters I left long so as not to risk being closed again. I’m very happy and I really want to thank the teammates, the staff and the sports director everything was done to put me in the best conditions to play the victory. For the shirt I knew it would be a good fight, it’s not over yet there are other stages suited to my characteristics.”
Still six stages at the end of the Tour of Qinghai Lake, there will be other opportunities for the team to play for the victory.
RANKING 7th STAGE – TOUR OF QINGHAI LAKE.
1 GROSU Eduard Michael NIPPO – Vini Fantini – Europa Ovini
2 PACIONI Luca Wilier Triestina – Selle Italia
3 ARIESEN Tim Ningxia Sports Lottery – Livall Cycling team
4 LOOIJ Andre Monkey Town Continental Team
5 BALKAN Onur Torku Sekerspor
POINT JERSEY RANKING – TOUR OF QINGHAI LAKE
1 PACIONI Luca Wilier Triestina – Selle Italia 63 punti
2 GROSU Eduard Michael NIPPO – Vini Fantini – Europa Ovini 62 punti
3 JONES Brenton Delko Marseille Provence KTM 39 punti
4 BOHÓRQUEZ Hernando Manzana Postobon 35 punti
5 AGUIRRE Hernan Manzana Postobon 34 punti