The sprinter of the Bardiani CSF Faizanè team went again close to the victory. Second place for him and second podium in Tour de Langkawi. Tomorrow, Friday 14th the final stage.
The 7th stage of the Tour de Langkawi brings another podium to the Bardiani CSF Faizanè team. To conquer it is once again Matteo Pelucchi good at finalizing the excellent work done by teammates. When the finish-line is reached by the main group, the sprinter from Brianza proved to be there with 2 podiums and 2 top 10 in this edition of the Tour de Langkawi. Good job made also by the young sprinter Giovanni Lonardi, he was the last man for Matteo Pelucchi making a final 6th place at the finish in the sprint.
“The team worked very well both in controlling the breakaway and in the final for the sprint, I’m sorry I didn’t hit the win but Saleh was faster we can’t blame ourselves for anything,” said Matteo Pelucchi after the finish. His thoughts are already turned to the next stage, in search of victory which would be the perfect completion of the growth of condition shown by the constant improvement in the placings. “Tomorrow the stage is a bit nervous in the final but the condition is good and growing and we will certainly do our best to be protagonists as a team again.”
This Friday 14 will be the final stage of the Tour de Langkawi, with arrival in Kuah.
1 SALEH Mohd Harrif Terengganu Inc. TSG Cycling Team
2 PELUCCHI Matteo Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè
3 JONES Taj ARA Pro Racing Sunshine Coast
4 MINALI Riccardo NIPPO DELKO One Provence
5 PACIONI Luca Androni Giocattoli – Sidermec
6 LONARDI Giovanni Bardiani-CSF-Faizanè