Tour of Indonesia, the uphill finish awards the Eritrean Metkel Eyob
22 August 2019
The fourth stage of the Tour of Indonesia , the 161 km Jember-Banyuwangi, ended on the ramps of the ascent that leads to the homonymous volcano. At the end of the long ascent it was a challenge to two for the success of the day: Metkel Eyob prevailed , which in this way hit the first seasonal success .
The Eritrean of the Terengganu Cycling Team got the better of the French Thomas Lebas (Kinan Cycling Team); all the others behind, starting with the Iranian Amir Kolahdozhagh (Taiyuan Miogee CT), third at 50 ″, followed by Marcos García (Kinan Cycling Team) at 1'24 ", Benjamin Dyball (Team Sapura Cycling) at 1'44 ", Drew Morey (Terengganu Cycling Team) at 1'51", Jesse Ewart (Team Sapura Cycling) at 3'21 ", Cristian Raileanu (Team Sapura Cycling) at 3'23", Salvador Guardiola (Kinan Cycling Team) and Thanakhan Chaiyasombat (Thailand Continental Cycling Team) at 5'03 ”.
5'20 "and thirteenth place for the leader, the Australian Angus Lyons (Oliver's Real Food), who thus sees himself bypassed on the list by Thomas Lebas . It now stands at 1'37 "the margin on Lyons, at 3'27" the one on Raileanu and at 4'36 "the one on Ewart, with all the others above 5 '. Tomorrow the final fraction, the 143.6 km Gilimanuk-Batur Global Geo Park with a new uphill finish.