Andreas Leknessund received stage two of the Tour de Suisse single-handedly. The younger rider of the Staff DSM was a no match for his contestants in the present day, but in a hilarious flip of occasions, the spectators obtained to get pleasure from one other occasion when Alberto Bettiol thought he had received the race and threw his fists within the air to rejoice. Solely to seek out out that his radio had been disconnected, and he was unaware of Andreas’s victory.
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The 23-year-old rider took on the ultimate climb with such a pace that he sprinted forward of everybody else and was already over the end line when the remainder of the group arrived. He took the general lead from Stephen Williams. Whereas Bettiol and Michael Matthews ended up within the high three.
We want the Sprinter the heartiest congratulation on his first World Tour win.
Right here’s How the Race Developed:
Stephen Williams made the preliminary breakaway with a bunch of 10 individuals together with Matthew Holmes (Lotto Soudal), Mathieu Burgaudeau (Staff TotalEnergies), and Andreas Leknessund (Staff DSM).
On the second class climb, Jonas Rutsch (EF Training Straightforward-Submit) and Swiss rider Joel Suter (UAE Staff Emirates) took the lead whereas taking the utmost variety of factors and sprinting forward of the remainder of the group.
At Reinacherstrasse, Andreas crossed the road first taking three factors, adopted by Holmes (Lotto Soudal) and Burgaudeau (Complete Energies) who took two and one factors every.
With 10 km to go, Leknussund sprinted marvelously regardless of the scorching warmth and with solely 2 km left to the end line, he had misplaced solely 3 seconds. Within the final kilometer, the younger Norwegian was the one particular person in lead, with no competitor in sight. The DSM star was all smiles as a result of at that second he knew victory belonged to him in the present day.
Leknussund was adopted by Alberto Bettiol within the second and Michael Matthews within the third place. Although it’s nonetheless unknown if the winner will get his hand on the yellow jersey from Williams.
Listed below are the outcomes of high ten:
|Andreas Leknessund||Staff DSM||04:46:22|
|Alberto Bettiol||EF Training- Easypost||+38|
|Michael Matthews||Bike Alternate-Jayco||+38|
|Andrea Pasqualon||Intermache Wanty-Gobert||+38|
|Matteo Trentin||UAE Staff Emirates||+38|
|Niklas Arndt||Staff DSM||+38|
|Stefan Küng||Groupama FDJ||+38|
|Edoardo Zambanini||Bahrain Victorious||+38|
|Daniel Oss||Complete Energies||+38|
|Stefano Oldani||Alpecin Fenix||+38|
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