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Jesus Herrada wins the third stage in the Tour of Luxembourg and the leader of

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Jesus Herrada (Cofidis) has on Saturday in the third part of the 79th Tour of Luxembourg and won the game. After 178,7 km from Mondorf-les-Bains to Diekrich was the 28-year-old Spaniard with three seconds on the Dutchman, Maurits Lammertink. A Frenchman, Anthony Turgis, was seven seconds of the third. Baptiste Planckaert finished thirteen seconds of the fifth.

Herrada is also a new leader. He takes over the yellow jersey from his former team-mate, Christophe Laporte, Saturday, sick, had to give up. Herrada, 9 seconds at Lammertink, and 18 Turgis. Planckaert, it is the state’s sixth, 28 seconds.

The pace was on from the start very high in the second-to-last stage. The pack tore apart and formed a leading group with 35 riders. There was a leader, He is however not a part of it. The pack continued to be in full hunting in the large group, and after a good 50 miles, melted all together. That was the signal for mr. Dries De Bondt, Mauro Finetto, Alessandro Tonelli, Robin Carpenter, to go to attack. The latter picked up along the way, most of the points on the slopes of Medernach and Days, so that he is more firmly in the purple jersey of the king of the mountains came from. The feeding zone is in Bettel, after 78 miles, the gap on the leaders to 4 minutes. From then on, it went in a big group and the pace.

Stir at approximately 55 km from the place, where the leader’s Race, He and the brakes are close to hid. The Frenchman, who had been ill, and we have to drive did not make any sense. Robin Carpenter took to the slopes, Pet, and Fleibur on his behalf, so he was no longer able to be under threat in the final. Just prior to the start of the one and only local tour for 19 miles left Carpenter to his companions to ride and went in to De Bondt and Tonelli is on the attack. The two men got on a 16 km by the end of the amplification, of Turgis, and Herrada. Tonelli was difficult, and had he let it ride.

Herrada, the beslissene gear at the beginning of the last half mile or so. Lammertink, and Turgis tried to counter, but it came too late. Herrada was booked into the shadows of the building of the Grand-Duc Jean, his second victory of the season, after he had been at the Trofeo Ses Salines (1.1) and, in his own name, wrote

Sunday, the curtain falls on the 79th edition of the Tour of Luxembourg, which is a 176-kilometre-long stage between Mersch and Luxembourg City.