SAN BENEDETTO DEL TRONTO, Italy (AP) — Michal Kwiatkowski won the Tirreno-Adriatico cycling race Tuesday right after an remarkable time demo on the ultimate phase, which was won by Rohan Dennis.
Kwiatkowski started the unique time demo with an advantage of 3 seconds about Damiano Caruso and he was faster than the Italian rider at each individual time examine.
The Polish cyclist finally concluded 24 seconds forward of Caruso in the all round standings, with Geraint Thomas 3rd, 32 seconds driving his Workforce Sky teammate.
“I will not actually know the ultimate result, just that I won, and that’s all that matters,” Kwiatkowski reported. “It was very nervous. When I was warming up it started raining so I was afraid something may well go improper.
“I had to go with lessen tire stress. It was tricky … I had to be mindful but I had fantastic emotions nowadays and that’s why I could complete so properly.”
Thomas lost 36 seconds to the leaders adhering to a mechanical failure during the fourth phase of the 7-phase race.
Dennis was fastest on the 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) unique time demo in San Benedetto del Tronto. The Australian, who also won the closing time demo very last calendar year, was 4 seconds a lot quicker than Jos van Emden and eight forward of Jonathan Castroviejo.
“To be truthful I was nervous about it,” Dennis reported. “I was wanting at the very best occasions on the program and was contemplating, ‘What do I want to aim for?'”
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