On September 19,2019, the 10th “SINIC” Tour of Poyang Lake is held in Pingxiang-Wugong Mountain. This is the third stage of the Tour, it’s about 87.9 kilometers and the routine is a combination of Wancao road and S311 provincial Rd. There are 3 first-grade intermediate sprints, then winding and rapid descents on the later part, which make the stage the most difficult one.
On the beginning, racers had to overcome a 9-kilometer climbing, the top of the hill is the first-grade intermediate sprints. With the assistance from team, racers that fighting for the overall result in every team showed us their great skills. SIRIRONNACHAI Sarawu ( THAILAND CONTINENTAL CYCLING TEAM) won the two highest climbing points in a row but he didn’t get more points on the third sprint so he missed the winner. But with total points of the three sprints, Julien Louis Jean ( TEAM FRANCE DEFENSE) jumped to the top and won the Polka Dot Jersey. On the rapid descent after climbing, Samuel Joseph (WILDLIFE GENERATION PRO CYCLING P / B USA MAXXIS) caught up to the leading group, finally remained the owner of the Orange Jersey.
In the final 15kms of winding mountain roads, Samuel Joseph from American Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling P/B Maxxis kept steady in the first bunch. At last he won the stage with the cost of 2h19min57s. Honsa Frantisk from AC Sparta Praha fell behind to be No.2. And the third place went to Matthew Cullen from St George Continental Cycling Team who fell behind 6s. Samuel Joseph from American Wildlife Generation Pro Cycling P/B Maxxis is top1 of General Classification because of the victory of his stage and keeps the blue jersey. Fan Wei from Jiangxi's Sinic Team won the third place. Yunnan Lvshan Landscape Team is the.champion team.
In terms of Top1-10 in General Classification,the time gap between GC riders from every team is within 6s. The following stage is flat in future two days. On September 20th, the Fairy Lake, Xinyu stage is team time trial, which require every team to fight for the total score.
The lion dance and tea picking dance inherited by the old entertainer show pingxiang people's love for life
This year is the tenth year of Poyang Tour, many people are always stay with us.
Today is a sunny day. Think back to 2017, the shrouded frog was impressive in Pingxiang-Wugong Mountain.
The flag handover ceremony of The Tour symbolized the opening of the 10th “SINIC” Tour of Poyang Lake in Pingxiang-Wugong Mountain.
On 9:00am, the race began.
On the beginning, racers had to overcome a 9-kilometer climbing to get more points.
Though it’s a first-grade climbing, racers of equal strength were in a big group.
Not specialize in climbing, yesterday's stage champion was out of race, then enjoyed the fresh air of Wugong mountain.
At the end of the climb, the racers quickly gathered into a group, in which the racer wearing Orange Jersey appeared at the front to get more sprint points.
Racers enjoying the “fast and furious ”brought by the winding mountain road of Wugong mountain.
Here comes to the climbing point again, it is a full riding, but the sprit of sport is never afraid of losing.
Fan Wei ( SINIC Team) was the third place of Pingxiang-Wugong Mountain.
The aerial picture perfectly shows the theme of Pingxiang Wugong mountain station : “Natural Wugong, nature riding”.
Samuel Joseph (WILDLIFE GENERATION PRO CYCLING P / B USA MAXXIS) took the lead and won the championship of this stage.
Moment of honor, owners of Blue Jersey and Polka Dot Jersey changed. Pink Jersey, representing the best greater China rider, was still belong to Yuantang Peng（Sinic Team).