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Meron Teshome with great 2nd place on stage 11 at Tour of Qinghai Lake (UCI 2.HC)

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 in Pro Cycling, 6753 views

On today's 11th stage of Tour of Qinghai Lake in China, that is ranked in HC category in UCI calendar, Meron Teshome could sprint to a great 2nd place after 126 fast kilometers

After Meron has already showed the last two days with 2 times top 10 that he is in a promising shape, the whole team was motivated to step up with a great result on today's stage. Knowing about the strength of the fast man from Eritrea, the team wanted to support Meron with no comprimise.

 

In the final of the stage the team led Meron out in a perfect position to start his sprint and he finished with a great performance only beaten by Jakub Mareczko from Italian Procontinental team Wilier Trestina. Marko Kump from World Tour team Lampre – Merida completed the podium on place 3, who already won 2 stages of this year's Tour of Qinghai Lake.

 

After taking this great result, Meron Teshome said with a big smile on his face: "today was a perfect day. The whole team comitted yesterday to work very hard to bring me in a good position and the guys did a great job. In the end I had the pressure to finalize the good work and to finish 2nd in such a big race with such great sprinters is just awesome".

 

Result stage 11 Tour of Qinghai Lake