The Italian Bardiani-CSF succeeded Sunday in the places 1 and 2 will occupy in the final stage of the Tour of Croatia (2.BC). The Italian Paolo Simion won for his country and team-mate Mirco Maestri. The White-Rus Kanstantsin Siutsou (Bahrain-Merida) gave the victory no longer out of your hands.
Simion and Maestri were the survivors of an early flight of six, at the tough local circuit in the streets of capital Zagreb with the two of us managed the platoon to hold off. In the last round had to Maestri of his 25-year-old team-mate still to let it go. For Simion was the first profzege. The Romanian Eduard Grosu, earlier winner in this Round of Croatia, showed himself to be the strongest of the pack in the battle for place 3.
Despite some cracks in the peloton, the top five of the general classification not more. The 35-year-old Siutsou, winner of the queen’s stage on Thursday, in the final 0:11 ahead of his nearest pursuer, Dutchman Pieter Weening. The Kazak Yevgeniy Gidich close on the third place. There ended up no Belgians in the top 20 of the final stage or the general classification.