Salerno, 10 May 2023 – A beautiful day for Team corratec – Selle Italia, which despite the difficulties related to the withdrawal of Valerio Conti, the weather conditions of the stage and the health problems of some riders, managed with Nicolas Dalla Valle to conquer a excellent 5th place in the Salerno sprint, and take first place in the ranking of Intermediate Sprints with Stefano Gandin.
The Paduan athletes , who fell behind a few hundred meters from the finish, with great skill and dexterity, managed to climb up the group and avoid the fall that occurred a few meters from the finish line, which involved many of the runners who were competing in the sprint. allowing him to conquer this splendid placement
Also of note was the performance of Alexander Konychev, who arrived 13th, and of Stefano Gandin, who started together with two other counter-attackers, from the very first km of the race, and resumed about 30 km from the finish, managed to conquer 2 Intermediate Sprints, conquering the dedicated ranking.
“Today was a positive day for us – these were Francesco Frassi’s words immediately after the finish – yesterday evening Conti’s retirement left us very bitter, we knew how much good he could have done in this round. But today the boys left with his usual grit. We did an excellent test on a day made very tough by bad weather. Gandin was the protagonist in the breakaway and Dalla Valle in the final sprint.”