Cycling: Ackermann sprints in Romania to victory

The German top Sprinter Pascal Ackermann (Kandel) have achieved the first victory after the long Corona break. In the mass sprint on the second stage of the Sib

Cycling: Ackermann sprints in Romania to victory

The German top Sprinter Pascal Ackermann (Kandel) have achieved the first victory after the long Corona break. In the mass sprint on the second stage of the Sibiu Tour in Romania, the favorite 26-Year-old from the Team Bora-hansgrohe, the competition had no Chance and put us through to 181,2 kilometers with Start and finish in Sibiu in front of the Frenchman, Rudy Barbier (Israel Start-Up Nation).

"I feel really good and I'm really happy," said Ackermann: "However, wormwood is drop my key lead-out rider Rudi Selig brought down just before the finish. We had some bad luck today and can be happy that we won.“

For the German masters of 2018, it was the second victory of the Season after the Clasica de Almeria and the start of the UAE Tour in February. During the Paris-nice, the Ackermann took part in was the Cycling season on the 12. March has been interrupted. The Sibiu Tour around the eponymous town in Transylvania, which bears the German name of Sibiu, race is the first major professional after the Restart.

The German Bora Team, in addition to Israel Start-Up Nation), one of two world tour teams in the field, recorded in Romania in the second leg win, after the Austrian Gregor Mühlberger on Friday arriving at the mountain at the Bale-lake had triumphed in front of his team-mate and compatriot Patrick Konrad. Konrad leads the tour after the penultimate day. The prologue on Thursday and the German had won the semi-professional Nikodemus Holler (Mühlacker) as a surprise.

On Sunday, Ackermann has at the conclusion during the second half of the stage again around Sibiu, a further chance of victory, previously as a stage of "3b" for a short time.

Updated Date: 25 July 2020, 12:19

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