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Tino Thömel sprints to 6th place at Tour of Ukraine

Friday, May 19, 2017 in Pro Cycling

On the first stage of the Tour de Ukraine (UCI 2.2) BIKE AID - Sprinter Tino Thömel reached a good 6th place in a hectic final

After 179 mostly flat kilometers with a lot of winds, it became clear very soon that there would be a sprint in the final north of Kiev. After last unsuccessful attempts to break away on the last 10 kilometers, the sprinters and their helpers formed in the last 5 kilometers. Shortly before the finish, a bigger crash happened, which was due to the general nervousness of the race. Tino Thömel was able to show that he was one of the strongest sprinters in his first season of the season and took 6th place on stage 1.