This Sunday 28th of May, Intermarché-Circus-Wanty concluded its third Tour of Italy with a ninth place of Belgian sprinter Arne Marit in a bunch sprint in the streets of Rome.
By reaching the capital, Arne Marit concluded his first Grand Tour of his career with the team of Jean-François Bourlart, just like his compatriots Laurens Huys and Laurenz Rex. For the fifth time in five participations, Italian rider Lorenzo Rota reached the finish line of his national tour.
In total, Intermarché-Circus-Wanty accumulated eleven top ten results in this 106th edition, with seven different riders. Among them, Simone Petilli climbed on the podium on top of Gran Sasso d’Italia.
24 year old climber Laurens Huys ended his first race of three weeks in 27th place in the final classification. As part of two breakaways fighting for the stage win, Huys took eight place in Bergamo.
Powerful Laurenz Rex, one of te revelations of this Giro, also showed himself on the attack twice during 200 kilometer. First in Tortona, when he was caught with 5 kilometer to go, and then in Cassano Magnano, where he took fourth place.
In addition to his ninth place in Rome, Arne Marit also finished fourth in his first Grand Tour sprint on day two towards San Salvo and tenth in Tortona.
Other fast weapon of the selection, Niccolò Bonifazio, collected four top ten finishes. First eighth behind Marit in San Salvo, tenth in a delicate finish in Salerno and also fourth in Caorle.