Tour of Britain 2022: Strong sprints to first leader’s jersey

Corbin Strong - Tour of Britain 2022: Strong sprints to first leader's jerseyimage: Cor VosThe Tour of Britain serves the longest finish climb of the entire 8-day race on the 1st stage. Yet, the race finishes with a group sprint. Corbin Strong outpowers Omar Fraile to take the first leader's jersey. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 1st stage 2022 Tour of Britain

1. Corbin Strong (nzl)
2. Omar Fraile (spa) s.t.
3. Anders Halland Johannessen (nor) s.t.
4. Gonzalo Serrano (spa) s.t.
5. Tom Pidcock (gbr) s.t.
6. Dylan Teuns (bel) s.t.
7. Filippo Fiorelli (ita) s.t.
0. Oscar Onley (gbr) s.t.
9. Anthon Charmig (den) s.t.
10. Filippo Zana (ita) s.t.

GC after stage 1
1. Corbin Strong (nzl)
2. Omar Fraile (spa) + 0.04
3. Anders Halland Johannessen + 0.06
4. Gonzalo Serrano (spa) + 0.10
5. Tom Pidcock (gbr) s.t.
6. Dylan Teuns (bel) s.t.
7. Filippo Fiorelli (ita) s.t.
0. Oscar Onley (gbr) s.t.
9. Anthon Charmig (den) s.t.
10. Filippo Zana (ita) s.t.

Race report
Matt Gibson, Stephen Bassett, Jake Scott, Matthew Teggart and Martin Bugge Urianstad establsih the breakaway. The five carve out a lead of 5 minutes.

The peloton enters the 9.1 kilometres long finish climb 1 minute behind the attackers, while the catch is made with 1.7 kilometres to go.

Corbin Strong powers to triumph in the ensuing bunch sprint.

Another interesting read: route 1st stage 2022 Tour of Britain.

Tour of Britain 2022 – stage 1: route, profile, more

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