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Carstensen takes 4th in chaotic sprint

Sunday, Nov 4, 2018 in Pro Cycling

At the start of the Tour de Singkarak (UCI 2.2) in Indonesia, sprinter Lucas Carstensen narrowly defeated and took 4th place.

After the Tour of Hainan, Team BIKE AID is now at the start of Tour de Singkarak on the Indonesian island of Sumatra from today. After 140 kilometers from Bukitttingi to Sijunjung, the first stage ended in mass sprint and Lucas Carstensen narrowly missed the victory.

After a lot of work by the whole team, the fast man from Hamburg was a bit surprised in the final: "When the 150m - sign came, I started my sprint from position 1 to after a great work and lead out of the whole team, but it was not 150m but still 400m and so I got outsprinted short before the line, "Carstensen later explained.

photo credits: Tour of SIngkarak