Manuel Belletti has Saturday after a bunch sprint victory, caught in the fifth stage of the wielerronde van Hainan (Chn/2.BC). After 178 km between Wanning and Lingshui overtook the Italian rider of Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec for the German Jannik Discussion (Vorarlberg Santic) and Dutchman Raymond Kreder (UKYO). Belletti takes the leader’s jersey from the Swiss rider Dylan Page. Joeri Stallaert (Vorarlberg Santic), the only Belgian participant in Hainan, came as a 89th over the finish line.
In the stand counts Belleti seven seconds ahead of Kreder and 17 on his Italian team-mate Davide Ballerini.
Sunday puts the peloton to 193 km between Lingshui, and Wuzhishan.
The thirteenth Round of Hainan ends next week Wednesday (October 31). The eindlaureaat follows on the roll of honour of the Italian rider Jacopo Mosca (Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia).