Bjorg Lambrecht (Lotto Soudal) obtained at each stage of this Tour of Switzerland is already the top twelve. Wednesday was the East-Flemish neo pro of 21 year tenth on the first summit arrival. “This contest is already a success,” he says.
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With his tenth place in Leukerbad and are fourteenth in the standings is Lambrecht not only the most regular, but also the best climber among the Belgians in Switzerland. “I had however some problems to set the pace to follow in the first part of the ride. It was not easy, but I managed to be in the peloton on the last climb”, he reminisces on his day.
“On the final climb, it was a headwind, so it was important to me to be hidden in the back of the peloton. And I had to make sure that I’m not behind fractions in the group would end up. It was really not easy, but I was able to finish in the first group remain. A pity that I embedded got during the sprint. Otherwise, there was a better result. But I shouldn’t complain, with this form.”
“For four days in a row in the top twelve finish in the Tour of Switzerland: then your game is already a success. We’ll see what the next days would happen. Tomorrow is a nice finish for Tim Wellens or for me, we then see who has the best feel. I have no specific ambitions for the rest of the course. I just enjoy the journey.”