Schachmann won the pulse and Bernal entered the goal on foot

Bora's German won after being the strongest fighter and preventing the peloton from hunting him. Mechanical problems for Bernal, who left a curious image.

Maximilian Schachmann was the great winner of the fifth stage of the Volta a Catalunya. The German of the Bora exhibited the great form that is demonstrating since debuted in 2019 in the UAE Tour and scored his second victory of the season after the achieved in the Italian Industry GP. After being part of a flight with Lindeman, Amador and Van Garderen, the German left alone and was able to hold the pulse to the platoon for, as he did last year, add a triumph of prestige in the Volta.

A of the exhibition, it also helped the nervousness that was experienced in the squad in full pursuit, with some fall included. It did not affect the general (Miguel Ángel López continues to lead) , despite the curious image left by Egan Bernal. The Colombian suffered mechanical problems in the last kilometers (already in the protected area) and, knowing that he would not be short of time, the one of the Sky threw his bike on his shoulder and completed the last meters on foot, taking the opportunity to greet the fans.

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