Mauro Schmid, general champion in Carpi

The Swiss Mauro Schmid (Soudal Quick Step) achieved this Saturday the final victory in the Coppi e Bartali Cycling Week, after the fifth and final stage, a 18.6 km time trial in the Italian town of Carpi where he was eighth 41 seconds behind the winner, his teammate the Frenchman Rémi Cavagna.

Schmid, 23 years old and who dressed as leader after the dispute of the second stage, se stayed in the lead until the end and signed his second victory in a stage race after the one achieved last year in the Tour of Belgium.

The Swiss cyclist, the first of his nationality to win this event, finished the race as winner ahead of three runners from the EF Education-EasyPost team: British James Shaw, Irish Bean Healy and Ukrainian Mark Padun.

In the closing time of the race, Cavagna won with a time of 22:12 minutes. Behind him were Australian Michael Hepburn (Jayco AlUla), second to 18 seconds, and Ben Healy, third to 19. Schmid finished eighth to 41.

Mauro Schmid, who has accumulated four victories in his record, He succeeds the Irishman Eddie Dunbar in the history of the Italian career.

stage classification

  1. Remi Cavagna (Soudal-Quick Step)
  2. michael hepburn (Jayco AlUla)
  3. Ben Healy (EF Education-EasyPost)
  4. joel suter (Tudor Pro Cycling Team)
  5. Leo Hayter (INEOS Grenadiers)

General ranking

  1. Mauro Schmid (Soudal-Quick Step)
  2. James Shaw (EF Education-EasyPost)
  3. Ben Healy (EF Education-EasyPost)
  4. Mark Padún (EF Education-EasyPost)
  5. Leo Hayter (INEOS Grenadiers)

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