Volta Valenciana: Simone Velasco won the third stage


Italia show at the beginning of 2023: Ciccone remains the leader

Another Italian victory at the start of the season. Simone Velasco has in fact conquered the third stage of the Volta Valenciana, from Bétera to Sagunto of 145 km.

The Astana rider, guest of Fantacycling during a live show at the end of 2022, preceded Bob Jungels of the Bora and Jonas Gregaard of the Uno-X. The three were the protagonists of the day's escape with the group of the best arriving just a few seconds behind the finish line regulated by Alex Aranburu.

Giulio Ciccone remains leader of the general classification. Tomorrow penultimate stage with an uphill finish.

Order of arrival:

1 VELASCO Simone Astana Qazaqstan Team 3:13:47

2 JUNGELS Bob BORA - hansgrohe ,,

3 GREGAARD Jonas Uno-X Pro Cycling Team ,,

4 ARANBURU Alex Movistar Team 0:03

5 ROJAS José Joaquín Movistar Team ,,

6 WRIGHT Fred Bahrain - Victorious ,,

7 BOUWMAN Koen Jumbo-Visma ,,

8 COSTA Rui Intermarché - Circus - Wanty ,,

9 BILBAO Pello Bahrain - Victorious ,,

10 MCNULTY Brandon UAE Team Emirates ,,

Overall ranking:

1 CICCONE Giulio Trek - Segafredo 12:30:50

2 BILBAO Pello Bahrain - Victorious 0:03

3 VLASOV Aleksandr BORA - hansgrohe 0:06

4 ARANBURU Alex Movistar Team 0:10

5 CHARMIG Anthon Uno-X Pro Cycling Team ,,

6 GLOAG Thomas Jumbo-Visma,,

7 COSTA Rui Intermarché - Circus - Wanty ,,

8 GEOGHEGAN HART Tao INEOS Grenadiers ,,

9 LANDA Mikel - Bahrain Victorious ,,

9 RODRÍGUEZ Carlos INEOS Grenadiers 0:16

10 MCNULTY Brandon UAE Team Emirates 0:18

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