Dauphiné-tour: Buchmann remains in splendid Position

The Italian cyclist Davide Formolo has been in impressive manner, the third stage of the 72. Critérium du Dauphiné win. The 27-Year-old was on Friday as a soloi

Dauphiné-tour: Buchmann remains in splendid Position

The Italian cyclist Davide Formolo has been in impressive manner, the third stage of the 72. Critérium du Dauphiné win. The 27-Year-old was on Friday as a soloist after a long flight to the mountain arrival in Saint-Martin-de-Belleville with 33 seconds of advantage in front of the overall leader Primoz Roglic and celebrated his fourth professional victory. The German Tour-hope Emanuel Buchmann defended after 157 kilometres as the days of the fourth, his third in the overall standings, 20 seconds behind Vuelta-winner Roglic.

The 27-Year-old Ravensburger, the German Team Bora-hansgrohe was able to keep up on the 14.8 kilometre-long circuit of the favorites to rise, with an average of six percent incline again in the field to the strong Slovenians Roglic well. A attack of his team-mates Lennard Kämna 5.5 kilometers from the finish remained at the end ineffective. The 23-Year-old from Fischerhude was obtained. "It was a very good race from the Team. At the end of the day we were to rise before the final in a super Position. The fourth place is a good result. I am satisfied,“ said Buchmann.

Nine seconds, Roglic of the Colombian tour winner Egan Bernal lost. His British Ineos team-mate and former Tour de France winner, Geraint Thomas and Christopher Froome had to leave in front of the stage for the final tear down. The five-day tour in the French Alps ends on Sunday. The top-level races is regarded as a dress rehearsal for the Tour de France, the 28. August begins in nice.

Updated Date: 14 August 2020, 12:19

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