Evenepoel: "The end was very hard, but I felt strong"

Remco Evenepoel achieved victory at Picón Blanco after a great final attack. "My job was to finish off everything my colleagues did before," he said.


With 20 years old, Remco Evenepoel achieved his eleventh victory as a professional, the second on Spanish soil after the Clásica de San Sebastián last year, after being the strongest on the ascent to Picón Blanco, one of the two great stages ending in top of this Tour of Burgos. In addition, new leader of the race, since he will try to keep Saturday in the ascent to the Neila Lakes. He spoke at the finish line, under the cloudy sky and the existing wind at the top, for televisions.

Victory in a hard stage: "The climb was very demanding, especially the last two kilometers, for being so open and being so exposed to the wind. The end was very hard, but I felt strong and I want to thank the work that all my colleagues did , my job was to finish off everything previously done ".

Rivals: "At the beginning, I marked this stage so as not to lose. From the car they told me that they looked good on me, and on the rivals not so much. but this gives us confidence. "

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