Bonifazio 4th at Nanning criterium!
Nanning, 21st October – As expected, stage 3 Tour of Guangxi is another day for sprinters. Niccolò Bonifazio is our leader in the final, he took 4th place out of the favorites.
“My feeling is very good, today is a fast stage, in the final, I tried to find my teammates, and in 500 meters, we are having a good position, tried to attack full gas, but I am a little bit in the back, finished 4th.”
Asking his feeling coming back to China, he says,”I like this race, in October, energy is not too much. I want to try to win one stage!”
Comments from Philippe Mauduit, our sports director: “We tried today with Niccolò, because Sonny doesn’t feel really confident on that bunch. So we changed a little bit of the plan, and we tried it with Niccolò. We still need to find some better arrangement on final, to be closer to the win, it’s important to try and give the best, but on the other hand, we have also to admit that Quickstep, especially Gaviria is super strong.”
For tomorrow, the mountain top finish is without doubt the first decisive stage for the general classification, and it is the chance for our all rounders and climbers!
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