NIPPO VINI FANTINI FAIZANÈ: PODIUM OF NICOLA BAGIOLI IN RONDE VAN DRENTHE, WITH TOP10 ALSO FOR MARCO CANOLA. IN TAIWAN 8TH PLACE FOR GIOVANNI LONARDI.
Sunday of great sport for the NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè team that collected 2 top10 and one podium. Very good podium reached by Nicola Bagioli, final 3rd in Ronde Van Drenthe where also Marco Canola reached the top10 with a final 9th place. Today in the first stage of the Tour de Taiwan final 8th place of Giovanni Lonardi.
Important third place for Nicola Bagioli at Ronde Van Drenthe, Dutch race of category 1.HC won by Pim Ligthart of the Direct Energie team. A prestigious podium that however leaves some regrets, Nicola Bagioli has in fact regulated the sprint of the group pursuer anticipating in fact the sprint and seizing an important podium behind the two solitary fugitives. In the group of Bagioli there was also Marco Canola, with the #OrangeBlue who have tried until the end to rejoin the two fugitives of the day to play their chances of victory.
It is the second seasonal podium for Nicola Bagioli after the second place in Trofeo Laigueglia. Two important podiums both in race of category 1.HC against good level competitors. Results that confirms the big growth of the young Italian talent launched by the NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè team among PROs, winner of the green jersey in Tirreno-Adriatico 2018 and already 2 times on good level podiums in this 2019 season.
This morning the team was racing also in Taiwan where Giovanni Lonardi reached a good top10 with a final 8th place in the first stage.
RONDE VAN DRENTHE – FINAL RANKING:
1 – LIGTHART Pim Direct Energie
2 – DE GREEF Robbert – Alecto Cycling Team
3 – BAGIOLI Nicola – NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè
4 – LIEPIŅŠ Emīls – Wallonie-Bruxelles
5 – HOFSTETTER Hugo – Cofidis, Solutions Crédits
6 – NÕMMELA Aksel Wallonie-Bruxelles
7 – PLANCKAERT Edward -Sport Vlaanderen – Baloise
8 – BERNAS Paweł – CCC Team
9 – CANOLA Marco – NIPPO Vini Fantini Faizanè
10 – GOGL Michael Trek – Segafredo