Giro d’Italia Sub 23 – Lenny Martínez: “I want to win at La Fauniera”

the runners of The Conti Groupama-FDJ I had promised to try something to reverse leo hayter (Hagens Berman Axeon), the more than solid pink jersey of the Tour of Italy hopes, and they did it this Thursday on the occasion of a 5th stage that offered a very difficult climb as an entrance. It’s on the rise and fall of the Santuario di Valmala that the men of Jerome Gannat set the fire, meeting four in a group of six breakaways that paved the way for a long time. Unfortunately for them, the rest of the stage was less difficult, allowing the peloton to organize themselves to return to the breakaways, much to the annoyance of Romain Gregoryone of four who have tried it.

Lenny Martínez: ‘It didn’t go well, but we tried’

“I suffered a lot from the heat and expended a lot of energy. It’s not a great day for us.”ranked second overall in comments reported by tuttobiciweb. Also present at the front, the climber lenny martinez he was pleased to have tried something and now hopes to shine on Friday in the stage that reaches the top of the demanding Colle Fauniera (km 21.2 at 7.5%). “It didn’t go well, but we tried. Tomorrow (Friday) is the decisive stage, I want to win at La Fauniera! It will be difficult to turn the general classification around, but I want the stage victory.”said the wearer of the best climber jersey.

Lorenzo Germani: “We did something, it’s better than staying in the peloton”

During his escape, Romain Gregory Y lenny martinez they were accompanied by their companions Reuben Thompson Y lorenzo germani. The latter spoke in the account Twitter of The Conti Groupama-FDJ. “This 5th stage offered a complicated profile, with a climb that was certainly far from the finish line, but we tried it anyway. It is always better to try than to do nothing. We knew it would be difficult, there were five of us to ride in front and the peloton was organized. When the difference exceeded 3 minutes, I believed it, but little by little we lost the advantage. We weren’t rewarded, but at least we did something, it’s better than staying in the peloton. I’ll continue like this… The Giro doesn’t finish until Saturday night.”the Italian concludes.

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