Trentin opens its 2019 locker at the expense of Bouhanni

The European champion got his first win in the Valencia Volta and in the season when he took the lead at the last roundabout in Alicante.

European champion, Matteo Trentin, premiered his victory stand in 2019 in Alicante. The Italian knew that he had to leave at the head of the roundabout of the Avenue of the Station: "We studied that particularity, and thus anticipated the sprint before the others. I entered the curve first and crossed the line first. I feel happy for getting the first success of the season. " At 29 years, Trentin can boast triumphs in the three major rounds: four in the Vuelta, two in the Tour and one in the Giro. In the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana had not won before: "I want to respond just as well on Sunday, in Valencia, and perform in the classics after a 2018 adaptation to Mitchelton." Beat Bouhanni and Swift.

Van Gompel, Bou, Iturria, Alarcon, Ellsay, Azurmendi, Rubio and Sevilla integrated the getaway, neutralized at the start of the climb to La Carrasqueta, the last mountainous difficulty (45 kilometers from the goal). The Astana printed a strong rhythm to knock out a few threats for Magnus Cort (18th finally) : Groenewegen went down (and next to him, his companions of the Jumbo, although they linked in the absence of 15 km), and Kristoff already Bouhanni had a hard time holding his own. Trentin, well clothed, did not burn his pitchers and benefited from the work of the rest. The general did not suffer changes between the favorites and Boasson Hagen continues as leader on the eve of the winding route to Chera.

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