Landa, happy: "I'm on the right track for the Giro"

Mikel Landa finished on the podium (3rd) of a very tough Tirreno-Adriatico after Pogacar and Van Aert. The one from Bahrain will follow its schedule in the Tour of the Basque Country.


Spanish Mikel Landa (Bahrein-Victorious), third on the final podium of the Tirreno Adriatico, showed a good moment of form in the test of the two seas, "a good point on the way to the Giro d'Italia". The cyclist from Alava finished in 79th place in the finak time trial, 1:09 behind the winner, Belgian Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma), but in his fight for third place he was successful against the push of Colombian Egan Bernal, who did not He was able to wipe out the 30 seconds that Landa had ahead of him before the clock.

"I am very happy. In the past I had some bad experiences, but this time I made a good time. I respect Egan Bernal, but I knew I could keep my place on the podium. At the start of the race we saw who our competitors were. There were ten or fifteen riders who are among the best in the world. Finishing on the podium is a good sign, I am on the right track for the Giro. "

Mikel Landa, after sixth place at Laigueglia and third at GP Larciano, has confirmed a good start to the season at Tirreno Adriatico. He finished third, 3.57 minutes behind the winner, the Slovenian Tadej Pogacar (UAE Emirates). His next goal will be the home race, the Tour of the Basque Country (Itzulia), which starts on April 5. On the horizon, his return to Italy with the illusion of fighting for the Giro as of May 8.

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