Mitchelton-BikeExchange safe on sprint day at the Tour of Fuzhou

Liu, Oram and Chaves make the split on stage four of the Tour of Fuzhou
November 20, 2019
Ran Hao climbs to 14th on stage six of the Tour of Fuzhou
November 22, 2019

The sprinters had their day on stage five of the Tour of Fuzhou as Mitchelton-BikeExchange stayed safe ahead of the final two stage in China.

The circuit around Fuqing always looked destined to end a bunch sprint for the win and that proved to be the case as Lev Gonov (RUS) sprinted to victory, while Yikui Niu was the first rider home for Mitchelton-BikeExchange in 30th.

Attentions now turn to tomorrow’s potentially decisive stage that features two categorised climbs and an uphill drag towards the finish in Yun Ding.

Tour of Fuzhou Stage 5:
1. Lev Gonov (RUS) 2:53:27
2. Gleb Syrica (RUS) ST
3. Blake Quick (STG) ST
30. Yikui Niu (Mitchelton-BikeExchange) ST

Tour of Fuzhou GC:
1. Ilya Davidenok (XDS) 13:17:09
2. Artur Fedosseyev (XDS) +0:04
3. Carlos Quintero (NLC) +0:51
14. Jiankun Liu (Mitchelton-BikeExchange) +2:12