On part of the route that the peloton will take in the Tour de France in July this year, it was not a case of hanging around across the dykes of Zeeland between Rotterdam and Antwerp. Over a stage run at an average speed of 48.112 km/h, Andrea Guardini (Astana) finished first in the first part of the World Ports Classic 2015. Following a one-month break, the Italian sprinter - who won a stage of the Tour de Picardie last week - is clearly in his best form in May. After getting rid of...
The stage in pictures
World Ports Classic 2015 - 23/05/2015 ? Etape 1 - Rotterdam / Anvers (Antwerp) - 195Km - Pays-Bas - Arrivée de la première étape remportée par GUARDINI Andrea © ASO/P.Ballet
Rotterdam / Anvers (Antwerp)
• Twice host to a Tour de France stage
• Population: 607,000
• Named European capital of sport in 2005
A place where exchange and openness are the...
Jersey wearers after the stage 1
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