Friday September 1st, 2017

Stage 13Coín / Tomares

Start 12h43 (Local time)

Terpstra: “Matteo is so strong”

interview01.09.2017Stage 13- Coín / Tomares

Niki Terpstra (Quick-Step Floors): “It went almost exactly as we planned. We had to control the whole day because Matteo (Trentin) is doing very well and he was the top favorite. We did a major job. In the finale, there was a pretty steep climb. Matteo was still in front with two guys. It's amazing how Matteo finished the job. You can have a strong team but if you don't have a finisher you're nowhere. He's so strong. It also gives us confidence to do the best we can to bring him in the best position. This was really a team effort and he finished the job.”

  • Trentin makes it three

    Already twice a stage winner at La Vuelta 2017, Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) made the most of a hard finale at Tomares to raise his arm a third time, on Thursday. The Italian rider dominated Gianni Moscon (Team Sky) and Soren Kragh Andersen (Team Sunweb) at the end of stage 13. He brings his Belgian team a fifth victory at La Vuelta 2017, the same record they achieved at the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France this season. Chris Froome (Team Sky) avoided any slip-up to make sure...

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