LottoNL-Jumbo Dutchman Lars Boom placed second to Edvald Boasson Hagen in the Tour of Fjords stage to Kopervik today. Belgian Dries van Gestel remains the leader in the classification, with the team’s Timo Roosen in third and Boom fifth.
Steven Kruijswijk slid behind two places, to 10th overall, in the Giro d'Italia’s classification today on the Piancavallo summit finish. Team LottoNL-Jumbo's leader let go his nearest rivals and placed 30th behind stage winner Mikel Landa.
Timo Roosen won the second stage of the Tour of Fjords today in Norheimsund with a solo attack. The rider of Team LottoNL-Jumbo flew clear 30 kilometres to race and held only a slim two seconds on the sprinting group behind.
Steven Kruijswijk climbed to seventh place in the Giro d'Italia’s 18th stage through the Dolomites to Ortisei today. Tejay Van Garderen won the stage with five climbs, three over 2000 metres, and Kruijswijk crossed the line 34 seconds later with some classification men behind him. The LottoNL-Jumbo Dutchman moves to eighth overall behind race leader Tom Dumoulin.
Amund Grøndahl Jansen sprinted to seventh place in the first stage of the Tour des Fjords today. The stage to Førde was won by Belgian Dries van Gestel. He stayed in front of a sprinting peloton with three other leaders. Jansen placed third in the group sprint behind.
LottoNL-Jumbo’s Martijn Keizer attacked and made the winning escape in the 17th stage of the Giro d’Italia to Canazei today. They worked to gain a large gap, but Pierre Rolland took advantage and won the stage. Tom Dumoulin remains the pink jersey leader. Steven Kruijswijk sits ninth overall.
Steven Kruijswijk attacked free in the Giro d'Italia’s Stelvio stage today to Bormio. The team leader of Team LottoNL-Jumbo jumped when the Mortirolo began and made it to the big breakaway and with his work over the double Stelvio Pass, he moved to ninth overall.