The rider from Team Lotto-Soudal conquests the podium after a long solo.
The opening stage in the Volta a Catalunya, with start and finish in Calella, contained no less than five climbs. Thomas De Gendt was part of the breakaway, which he finished off with an amazing solo. The Lotto Soudal rider took the stage win two minutes and 38 seconds ahead of the bunch. He is now leader in the general classification, as well as the points and mountains classification. De Gendt recalls on his tremendous victory, which is his fourth ever in Catalonia. Another fantastic success also for the brand new Campagnolo Super Record EPS 12 speed electronic groupset!
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