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Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana. Samuele Battistella takes 3rd at the final stage

Italian rider of Astana Qazaqstan Team Samuele Battistella brings another podium to the team, finishing third at the final stage of Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana.

Battistella showed a spectacular race, where he attacked from the beginning of the stage with two other riders and after first breakaway was caught by chasing group of GC-leaders, he stayed in the elite group until the final and managed to fight for a podium.

“It was a short stage and the teamโ€™s plan was to go to the breakaway and try to survive at the hardest climb. I think I did a good job, I managed to stay at the first group until the finish. Unfortunately, the sprint was a bit mess, but Iโ€™m satisfied with my result, the third place is also good result and glad to bring another podium for my team” – commented Samuele Battistella.

Photo credit: @SprintCycling