Jannik Steimle wins the 10th Int. Upper Austria Tour UCI 2.2! Team Vorarlberg Santic overjoyed with first round victory 2019!
The final stage from Traun to Ternberg over 145 kilometers and 2300 vertical meters had it in the first half of the race in itself. The second in overall classement Stephan Rabitsch set a large-scale attack, but as confident as the last few days, countered the team Vorarlberg Santic today this attack!
Eight riders break away from the field – no dangerous for Steimle – optimal race course. Andres Skaarseth (NOR-Uno-X) wins the sprint ahead of Andi Bajc (SLO / Felbermayr-Wels). Jannik Steimle shows his current great form u wins the sprint of the field and is tenth!
Steimle wins his first UCI Tour!
Great the cheers in the finish! Jannik Steimle (23) from Weilheim / Teck (GER) wins the first UCI stage race in 2019 for the team Vorarlberg Santic. It is also his first overall victory of his career!
Second place went to last year’s winner Stephan Rabitsch (Team Felbermayr-Wels) 13 seconds behind after almost 23 hours of driving time. Third is the Norwegian Markus Hoelgaard (Team Uno-X).
Jannik Steimle will also finish second overall in the point’s classification!
The key to success was the collective of the team!
Jannik Steimle after the race: “Today it was a demonstration of power by our team. Everyone has 100% sniffed for this success and given everything. When I was completely finished on Friday, my teammates and staff rebuilt me. I have had a great shape for three weeks – I want to preserve this until the German Championships and the Tour of Austria. I’m really happy and say THANK YOU to all!”
Roster: Daniel Geismayr, Davide Orrico, Jannik Steimle, Maximilian Kuen, Colin Stüssi, Jose Manuel Gallego Diaz