Juanjo Lobato (LottoNL-Jumbo): “The important thing is to be back at the front. I'm obviously not happy with finishing second but I'm happy with my sensations. I was at the same level as Matteo Trentin when we got out of the last curve, I should have waited for him to launch the sprint. I hope I'll be able to put another hard fight and maybe win myself. I never stopped believing in myself. I've worked well, for the whole year but especially this past month, going to altitude in Andorra, and I want to prove it here.”
Lobato: “I never stopped believing in myself”
interview22.08.2017Stage 4- Escaldes-Engordany / Tarragona. Anella Mediterránea 2018
After leaving it to his teammate Yves Lampaert to take the win on stage 2, Matteo Trentin (Quick-Step Floors) took matters into his own hands at the end of stage 4, on Tuesday at Tarragona. Already a stage winner on the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, the Italian rider dominated the sprint ahead of Juanjo Lobato (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Tom Van Asbroeck (Cannondale-Drapac). That makes it already two stage victories for Quick-Step at La Vuelta 2017, and 18 for the Belgian team overall at the...
Diego Rubio (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA), most aggressive rider: “That's just how it is. We gave it our best and we couldn't do more. It was really hard. There was a lot of headwind, we spent many kilometres in the break, and we were only two riders for the last 60km. We made it hard for the peloton and we can't ask much more to two riders on their own. We always have to keep hoping and fighting until the end. In the climb, we went full gas with Rossetto and we managed to win some time. We...
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