Tour of Italy – Almeida: “We did what we had to do”

Tour of Italy – Almeida: “We did what we had to do”

Joao Almeidateam leader Emirates Team Emiratesmanaged to retain its third place in the general classification of tour in italy. The previous pink jersey for the 2020 edition has stayed attentive until he crossed the line. This day, the longest on this day gyro With 204 kilometres, she confirmed that her route was ideal for backpackers since the Italian Stefano Oldani (Alpecin-Fenix), which was already under attack earlier in this Grand Tour, dominated a big breakup of up to 25 riders, but none of the UAE team members were. In this case, the Portuguese see the opportunist rising Wilko Kieldermann (BORA-hansgrohe) in 13th place in the general classification, is the one who ceded nearly 11 minutes in the rise of Blockhaus.

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“Everyone wants to be ahead”

“It was a really stressful day, everyone was nervous”confirmed the 24-year-old Portuguese, who nonetheless believes that tension is meaningless Because victory was ahead Once you form a breakup today. However, for a long time “Everyone wants to be ahead”has explained Joao Almeida, forced to note the numerous allegations of rifts that shook the peloton hard for some sixty kilometers. However, no member of his training in the lead group noticed: “We focused on myself and staying in good shape, we did what we had to do”pregnant said de facto of the white shirt, still 12” of Juan Pedro Lopezand both are the general classification leader and the best young rider in gyro.

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