Evenepoel fought until the end, but Jorgenson conquered Paris-Nice


The great champions, the riders who always seek glory, try to the end and the Belgian Remco Evenepoel He is one of them, because he is known as the new cannibal of cycling. The Belgian champion started with a deficit in the eighth and final part of the Paris-Beautifulbut this margin did not prevent him from seeking the impossible, or the most difficult, to try to cause a disturbance in the general classification and conquer the ‘Race of the Sun’.

Ahead, a 109.3 kilometer stage, starting and ending at Nice, with room to make differences, but not to achieve large margins. Because he is combative leader of the SoudalEvenepoel tried it three times, and the third time was the charm.

Remco He attacked on the left side of the road and when he saw him Matteo Jorgenson stuck to his wheel, which he also did for the first time Alexander Vlasov. Jorgenson was just four seconds behind the previous leader, his compatriot Brandon McNulty and he knew that by following Evenepoel’s wheel if McNulty had stayed he would have had enough to conquer Paris-Nice.

And that’s it, Remco gave everything, Jorgenson was able to keep up with him, but not like that. Vlasov, who entered 50 seconds behind the Belgian, who found the consolation prize of victory on the stage, and thus could not occupy the third step of the podium of ‘Race of the Sun’.

The first is for Jorgenson, who has not won a stage this start of the season in the ten days of competition he has participated in, and has already shown his potential in the four seasons he has been in. Movistar team before signing for him Team Visma-Bike Lease; and the second for a Evenepoel that weighed in the time lost in the team time trial, which in today’s trial added to three marginal victories earlier this year and ended up recognizing Jorgenson’s excellence.

“I tried three times and only Matteo was able to follow me. Matteo was a fair winner, I have to be happy with the end of the race for me and now I have to continue to improve,” said Aalst corridor.

Source: La Verdad


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:



More like this