Beletti Bags Another In Tour Of Hainan

Manuel Belletti (Androni Giocattoli) took the lead in the Tour of Hainan on stage 5

Manuel Belletti of Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec became the first rider to win two stages at the 13th Tour of Hainan. He doubled up in Lingshui on the shores of Clearwater Bay in the absence of the pure sprinters who didn't overcome the climbs, including race leader Dylan Page, so the winner of the Tour of Hungary overall moved into the lead ahead of the traditional difficult stage to Wuzhishan. "I only crowned the work of my teammates in the last 200 metres," Belletti reacted. "They've been impressive once again. By themselves, they caught the four-man breakaway and the last one towards the end. I couldn't make any mistake after the great confidence they showed me. It's a nice win that I dedicate to them, the second one in this Tour and it's not over yet." It was a very competitive stage from the start indeed, as China tropical island became rainy ...

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