Remco Evenepoel wins the time trial ahead of Geraint Thomas, general classification winner

Remco Evenepoel wins the time trial ahead of Geraint Thomas, general classification winner

The 22-year-old Belgian presented his second victory in training this season on Sunday after winning the Tour of the Algarve.

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Remco Evenepoel saves his Tour de Suisse. The Belgian leader of the Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl Team won the closing time trial of the Tour de Suisse (8th stage) on Sunday 19th June. Sigh of relief for the 22-year-old prodigy, who has suffered in the past days in Switzerland. He was three seconds ahead of Geriant Thomas (Inios Grenadier) providing himself, with this performance, the final overall classification. The third time went to Swiss Stefan Kung (Groupama-FDJ), 11 seconds behind the winner, who was betting hard on this last encounter. However, he completed his national tour in fifth place.

At the end of this time, Sergio Higuita (Bora-Hansgrohe) could not resist Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein, the trial in the capital of Liechtenstein Geraint Thomas. The man in the yellow jersey marked the eleventh time and thus finished second in the Tour de Suisse. Third place went to Jacob Fuglsang (Israel-Premier Tech), who finished ninth in this time trial and lost 4 seconds to knock out the Colombian from second. The first Frenchman, Thibaut Pinot, the previous day’s winner, finished 14th overall.


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