Astana Pro Team claims its second podium in a row in Spain with Northwave Extreme Pro. Thursday, Jakob Fuglsang finished third in Arrigorriaga (Spain)
Astana Pro Team - UCI World Tour squad entirely equipped with Northwave Extreme Pro shoes - clinched second in Itzulia Basque Country’s queen stage - the fifth - 149,8 Km from Arrigorriaga to Arrate (Spain), on Friday April 12th with Ion Izagirre.
The 30-year-old local rider (winner in Volta a La Comunitat Valenciana’s overall standings and in Paris-Nice last stage) this season, crossed the finish line in Arrate behind the new GC leader, German Emanuel Buchmann, whilst Brit Adam Yates completed the day’s podium.
Fourth place for another Astana Pro Team’s rider, Dane Jakob Fuglsang, already third yesterday, Thursday April 11th in stage 4 in Arrigorriaga. Now, Ion Izagirre occupies the second overall position, 54 seconds behind leader Buchmann, with the last stage to go, scheduled tomorrow, Saturday April 13th, in Eibar.