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Mohoric rescues victory, Politt welcomes for the first time in Tour of Germany

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The Slovenian Matej Mohoric (Bahrain-Merida) is there Sunday succeeded in the race to himself after the final stage of the Tour of Germany (2.1). The ride went to the German Nils Politt (team Katusha-Alpecin), who are first profzege posted.

With Vasil Kiryienka and Rémi Cavagna reason two hardrijders a large part of the stage of 207 kilometers between Lorsch and Stuttgart in the lead. At the cutting of the two local laps in Stuttgart came out of their adventure at the end. They were redeemed by Jan Bakelants, who, together with Jasha Sütterlin to attack drew, but far wore their attempt.

In the final lap placed Maximilian Schachmann, the second in the state, his final offensive against leader Mohoric. Romain Bardet, Tom Dumoulin, Warren Barguil, Damiano Caruso and Alexis Vuillermoz sheaves, but Schachmann got barely help and had to solo the pursuers with Mohoric. Just as in the final stage of the BinckBank Tour came the Slovenian, therefore, under pressure, but everything troepte yet again.

In the final sprint was Politt clearly the fastest, for Mohoric and Caruso. In the overall classification is the same Politt second, six seconds behind Slovenian winner. Schachmann is third at 0:12, Dumoulin fourth. Tour-winner Geraint Thomas was not in the debates for the title, and also the Belgians Pieter Vanspeybrouck and Frederik Backaert lost their toptienplek on the final day.

Mohoric follows as the final winner to his credit, the German Linus Gerdemann, who, in 2008, the Tour of Germany won for ten years of the calendar would disappear. The revival by Tour organizer ASO came to this edition are particularly many spectators show up.

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