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Kristoff wins in Switzerland

Alexander Kristoff last Thursday, the GP Canton of Aargau (Sui/1.BC) won. The Noor of Team Emirates was in a bunch sprint significantly faster than the Italians Francesco Gavazzi (Androni-Sidermec) and Marco Canola (Nippo-Vini Fantini). Sean De Bie (Veranda’s Willems-Crelan) was fourth and Kevin Deltombe (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise) finished there is still a second Belgian in the top five.

During the 55th edition of the GP Canton of Argau got the pack, including six WorldTour teams, 186 kilometres is presented, divided into three small laps of 9.2 km and seven similar loops of 19.8 kilometers in the north of the Canton of Aargau in Switzerland. With Sacha Modolo and John Degenkolb as the last names on the hall of fame was there also this year gambled on a bunch sprint.

An early flight with four riders, including the American Gregory Daniel (Pull-Segafredo), coloring the biggest part of the game and that breakaway in the final thinned to three. But against the oncoming platoon, under the leadership of BORA-hansgrohe, Team Emirates and Katusha had the escapees’t stand a chance and in the last round was three at the collar.

In the streets of Leuggern was a sprint to the victory and it was Kristoff that the raft took, for Gavazzi and Canola. For Kristoff, it was his fourth victory of the season. The 30-year-old Noor, who through the Round of Switzerland preparing for the Tour de France if earlier this season all cheer in the Tour of Oman, the Abu Dhabi Tour and Eschborn-Frankfurt.

(belga)

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