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Dylan Groenewegen wins the final stage in Valencia, Ion Izagirre sets gold safe

b01ae0eedf6712bdd1decbeb0a44e77c - Dylan Groenewegen wins the final stage in Valencia, Ion Izagirre sets gold safe

Dylan Groenewegen has his fast legs shown in the final stage of the Tour of Valencia. The Dutchman is a Jumbo-Visma took it after 88,5 km from Paterna to Valencia in the sprint for Alexander Kristoff (UAE-Team Emirates) and Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott). Jurgen Roelandts was the first countryman to a thirteenth place. The victory goes to the Spaniard Ion Izagirre. Dylan Teuns ends on a fifth place, at 18 seconds of the leader of Astana.

In this short final stage attracted three riders on an adventure. Among them is a fellow countryman: Aaron Van Poucke (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise), Alexey Kurbatov (Gazprom) and Gotzon Martin (Fundacion Euskadi). Furthermore, would the Frenchman Alexis Gougeard (AG2R) is still the crossing from the pack. The peloton allowed them, however, little bonus, a maximum of two minutes and 13 km from the finish came to an end to their story. Julien Duval (A2GR) wanted to sprint to outrun, but his attack had no success.

It was Jumbo-Visma that the peloton in tow, and want to be their sprinter to convert. In the previous sprint went, it still error, this time it showed the Dutchman Groenewegen is sovereign in a sprint that was marred by a crash just past the vod of the last kilometer. Groenewegen got the for Alexander Kristoff and Matteo Trentin. It is the first victory for Jumbo-Visma of 2019.

The title goes to Ion Izagirre on the hall of fame Alejandro Valverde followed, and now peace must take second place at seven seconds. Dylan Teuns ends as fifth on 18 count.

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