Tim Wellens wins stage six of Giro d'Italia as Tom Dumoulin maintains overall lead



Belgian rider Tim Wellens won the first mountain-top finish of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday while Dutchman Tom Dumoulin added to his overall lead in the sixth stage.
Wellens got into a breakaway before the climb then attacked solo on the way up to the Roccaraso ski resort, giving the Lotto Soudal team consecutive wins after Andre Greipel's sprint victory a day earlier.
'I have (team-mate) Pim Ligthart to thank,' Wellens said. 'It was his idea to go away together at that point in the race. ... I'm happy that no team rode behind us'.
Wellens celebrated by lifting his bike above his head... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Sport, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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