7 September 2019
Groenewegen claims sprint opener at Tour of Britain
The Team Jumbo-Visma Dutchman outsprinted Cimolai and Trentin to wear the first leader’s jersey
Dylan Groenewegen (Team Jumbo-Visma) celebrated his 13th sprint win of the season on Saturday September 7th, when he edged the final sprint of OVO Tour of Britain stage 1, Glasgow – Kirkcudbright of 201,5 km.
The Dutchman enjoyed a clear sprint victory over Italians Davide Cimolai and Matteo Trentin, wearing the first leader’s jersey of the British stage race. Groenewegen’s sprint also marked the 43rd seasonal success for Team Jumbo-Visma.
ROGLIC IN RED AT LA VUELTA
Primoz Roglic (Team Jumbo-Visma) remains in the overall lead at the Vuelta a España after the 14th stage on Saturday September 7th, won in a nasty sprint by Irish Sam Bennett.
The Slovenian holds the red leader’s jersey with a 2.25 advantage on Alejandro Valverde.
Dylan Groenewegen is equipped with Oltre XR4, Bianchi’s ultimate aero road racing machine. Engineered with the Bianchi CV system powered by Countervail, developed and tested in cooperation with World Tour Team Jumbo-Visma, Oltre XR4 is designed to maximize the aerodynamic advantage and control.