Video: Eritrean Merhawi Kudus Finishes 2nd at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

 

Video: Eritrean Merhawi Kudus Finishes 2nd at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

 

Stage 4 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2017, will probably be remembered as the turning point for the Young Eritrean climber riding for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, Merhawi Kudus. In a thrilling toe to toe battle with one of the best cyclist in the world right now, Nario Quintana of Team Moviestar, Merhawi showed the cycling world a glimpse of his potential by finishing in 2nd place, 40′ behind Quintana on the queen stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana 2017. This is Merhawi’s first race of the season, and its safe to say we’ll see more from this young Eritrean climber, in the 2017 cycling season.

 

Eritrean Merhawi Kudus Finishes 2nd at Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

 

Full Results

# Rider Name (Country) Team Result
1 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 5:02:19  
2 Merhawi Kudus (Eri) Dimension Data 0:00:40  
3 Amaro Antunes (Por) W52/FC Porto 0:00:45  
4 Wout Poels (Ned) Team Sky 0:00:48  
5 Primoz Roglic (Slo) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:00:57  
6 Daniel Martin (Irl) Quick-Step Floors 0:01:07  
7 Ben Hermans (Bel) BMC Racing Team    
8 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 0:01:10  
9 Jakob Fuglsang (Den) Astana Pro Team 0:01:13  
10 Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac 0:01:17  
11 Manuel Senni (Ita) BMC Racing Team 0:01:19  
12 Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin 0:01:25  
13 Victor De La Parte (Spa) Movistar Team 0:01:54  
14 David De La Cruz (Spa) Quick-Step Floors 0:01:59  
15 Tobias Ludvigsson (Swe) FDJ 0:02:07  
16 Sébastien Reichenbach (Swi) FDJ 0:02:09  
17 Jonathan Castroviejo (Spa) Movistar Team 0:02:10  
18 Mikael Cherel (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:02:20  
19 Dayer Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 0:02:37  
20 Philip Deignan (Irl) Team Sky 0:03:05  
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