ORIOL MENA CLOSES STAGE 9 ON THE 14th POSITION, VETERAN JOAN PEDRERO 16 AND MARC CALMET 34
FIGUERES, GIRONA, SPAIN, January 13, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Glorious stage as we speak starring the three riders of the Spanish crew Workforce Rieju. Oriol Mena, Joan Pedrero, and Marc Calmet achieved their finest ends in stage 9, 579 km lengthy, disputed as we speak at Neom.
Oriol Mena has completed within the 14th place with a time of 05H 23’19 ”, a end result that enables him to climb to the nineteenth place within the normal classification. His teammate, Joan Pedrero, completed within the sixteenth place with a time of 05H 29 ’51’ ‘and climbed to 18th within the desk, thus inserting each riders within the Top20. For his half, the rookie of the crew, Marc Calmet, has registered his finest end result together with his debut in place 37 total, since he earned his entry as we speak in thirty fourth place, with a time of 06h 23’01 ”.
Classification ninth stage |
Oriol Mena (Elite) – 14
Joan Pedrero (Elite / Legend) -16
Marc Calmet (Marathon / Rookie) -34
Oriol Mena (Elite) – 19
Joan Pedrero (Elite / Legend) -18
Marc Calmet (Marathon / Rookie) – 37
Statements of the three pilots after the ninth stage:
Oriol Mena: “Properly, the reality is that it was a really groundbreaking stage, there have been many several types of terrain. From the start there was numerous mud, I used to be in a position to instantly contact the group that got here out in entrance of me. I obtained some mud on me, however I took benefit of a navigation error they did to go them and proceed with out mud. Subsequent, I discovered Tosha on the bottom, a fellow pilot. I finished to assist him, because the protocol says, so the group handed me once more. It was not possible to contact them as a result of mud they had been elevating behind till once more they made a navigation error and I took benefit of it. Properly, racing is like that. Right now, as talked about, there have been tough moments however the necessary factor is that the bike is in a great state, I’m unhurt, I’ve completed yet one more stage. Right now there have been many dropouts, many falls, it was necessary to complete and there’s sooner or later much less to go ”. (Period: 59 seconds).
Joan Pedrero: “Stage 9. It was a bit laborious. I used to be nonetheless sore from the autumn on Sunday. Right now is the second day, which is when all the consequences come out. And though we’re very drained we’ve gone solely higher because the race went on. I’m feeling a bit higher, my leg hurts rather a lot, my finger and ankle additionally, however we’re right here and this crew goes to complete the whole lot”. (Period: 24 seconds).
Calmet: “The reality is that it was a really stunning stage, with spectacular views. I am very joyful. I had good navigation going the entire stage alone and catching different riders. I lacked some pace, and if you meet up with the drivers you lose visibility, however hey, I am very joyful. The stage was not simple. I’ve had a great orientation and bodily I really feel very properly. Another day and really joyful! ” (Period: 42 seconds).
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