The German, Emanuel Buchmann (BORA-hansgrohe) Friday is the fifth stage in the Tour of the Basque country (WorldTour) to his name. He takes the leader’s jersey of his country – and teammate Maximilian Schachmann.
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Buchmann got the after 149,8 km between Arrigorriaga and Arrate. Along the way the riders had in the queen’s stage over seven climbs. The finish was on a climb of first category.
The 26-year-old German completed a solo handsome and I at the finish line and 1:08 ahead of the Spaniard Ion Izagirre (Astana) in a sprint the Brit Adam Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) and his Danish teammate Jacob Fuglsang vloerde.
Maximilian Schachmann, triple stage winner this week, finished ninth in 2:04 and played the leidersshirt lost. Buchmann has in the new class 54 seconds ahead of Izagirre and 1:04 on Schachmann.
Tomorrow/Saturday, ending the Spanish stage race with a stage about 118,2 km with start and finish in Eibar. With six cols must again be firmly gone up but the finale is flat.
1. Emanuel Buchmann (Germany/BOH) in 3u44:14 (avg. 40,08 km/h)
2. Ion Izagirre (Spa/AST) at 01:08
3. Adam Yates (GBr/MTS) 01:08
4. Jakob Fuglsang (Den/AST) 01:08
5. Tadej Pogacar (Sln/UAD) 01:24
6. Daniel Martin (Ire/UAD) 01:24
7. Mikel Landa (Spa/MOV) 01:50
8. Lucas Hamilton (Aus/MTS) 02:04
9. Maximilian Schachmann (Ger/BOH) 02:04
10. Patrick Konrad (Austria/BOH) 02:04
1. Emanuel Buchmann (Germany/BOH) 665,5 km in 16u23:30 (avg. 40,59 km/h)
2. Ion Izagirre (Spa/AST) at 0:54
3. Maximilian Schachmann (Ger/BOH) 01:04
4. Daniel Martin (Ire/UAD) 01:32
5. Jakob Fuglsang (Den/AST) 01:32
6. Patrick Konrad (Austria/BOH) 01:55
7. Adam Yates (GBr/MTS) 01:56
8. Daniel Martinez (Col/EF1) 02:11
9. Mikel Landa (Spa/MOV) 02:25
10. Tadej Pogacar (Sln/UAD) 02:25