The Androni-Sidermec neo-pro claimed his first World Tour overall podium at the Tour of Turkey final podium, equipped with Extreme RR shoes
Androni Sidermec’s Fausto Masnada grabbed the overall third place at the Tour of Turkey (October 10th-15th), part of the UCI World Tour calendar. The Italian first-year professional, equipped with Northwave Extreme RR shoes, shone in the queen stage on Selcuk’s finish line, on Friday October 13th, finishing in fourth, just 11 seconds behind winner Diego Ulissi.
Ulissi clinched the overall win in the 2017 edition, preceding in the overall standings Dane Jesper Hansen (+ 0:12) and Masnada (+ 0:24), whilst another Northwave’s rider, Pole Przemyslaw Niemiec (Team UAE Emirates) finished eighth 47 seconds behind the winner.
In addition, Northwave achieved two stage top-3 spots with another Italian neo-pro, Simone Consonni (Team UAE Emirates), third in stage 3 and 5 behind Irish Sam Bennett, who dominated the sprinters’ field with four mass wins in the race.