27/11/2019

Bauke Mollema wins Tour of Lombardy for first classic victory


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Bauke Mollema ensured the biggest victory of his career when he won the Tour of Lombardy one-day race, the last of this years fiveMonument classics.
The rider completed 16 minutes clear and attacked 20km from the finish.
Tour de France champion Egan Bernal, 10 years younger than Mollema, was third.
Mollema is the Dutch winner of the coveted race and the first because Hennie Kuiper at 1981.
He made his split kilometres from the summit at the race to the banks of Lake Como, ahead of a bunch a Espana winner Primoz Roglic against Bergamo.
I wasnt the favourite so possibly the other cyclists underestimated me a little, said the Dutchman, who won a stage of the Tour de France at 2017, and the San Sebastian classic in 2016.
I discovered the right moment to attack. I went total gas. Its unreal.
In his 11th try at a vintage, Mollema had built a lead of 40 seconds at the base of San Fermo della Battaglia, the last climb eight kilometres from the line, and kept off late attacks from both Roglic and Valverde to provide his team his own 10th victory of this year.
Spaniard Valverde, 39, captured his third second-place end in the race.
Tour of Lombardy consequence:
1. B Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 5hrs 52mins 59secs,
2. A Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team +16secs
3. E Gomez (Col) Team Ineos same time
4. Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana expert Team same time
5. Michael Woods (Can) Ef Education First +34secs
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Bauke Mollema ensured the biggest victory of his career when he won the Tour of Lombardy one-day race, the last of this years fiveMonument classics.
The rider completed 16 minutes clear and attacked 20km from the finish.
Tour de France champion Egan Bernal, 10 years younger than Mollema, was third.
Mollema is the Dutch winner of the coveted race and the first because Hennie Kuiper at 1981.
He made his split kilometres from the summit at the race to the banks of Lake Como, ahead of a bunch a Espana winner Primoz Roglic against Bergamo.
I wasnt the favourite so possibly the other cyclists underestimated me a little, said the Dutchman, who won a stage of the Tour de France at 2017, and the San Sebastian classic in 2016.
I discovered the right moment to attack. I went total gas. Its unreal.
In his 11th try at a vintage, Mollema had built a lead of 40 seconds at the base of San Fermo della Battaglia, the last climb eight kilometres from the line, and kept off late attacks from both Roglic and Valverde to provide his team his own 10th victory of this year.
Spaniard Valverde, 39, captured his third second-place end in the race.
Tour of Lombardy consequence:
1. B Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 5hrs 52mins 59secs,
2. A Valverde (Spa) Movistar Team +16secs
3. E Gomez (Col) Team Ineos same time
4. Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana expert Team same time
5. Michael Woods (Can) Ef Education First +34secs
Find out ways to get into biking together with our distinctive guide.
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Road, track, BMX, mountain and more – there are many ways and motives to start biking.
Got a large cycling race? Ensure that you take advantage of your warm up with this guide.

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