Alberto Dainese won the opener of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Mihkel Räim 4th
Alberto Dainese (Team Sunweb) won the first 121.9km long flat stage of the Jayco Herlald Sun Tour ahead of Kaden Groves (Mitchelton Scott) and Moreno Hofland (EF Pro Cycling). Estonian sprinter Mihkel Räim (Israel Start Up Nation) was 4th. "The final wasn't perfect for us, i lost my teammates and had to ride in the wind for a while 1.5km to go. This effort cost me some freshness for the finishing straight, i felt it in my legs," explained Mihkel. Tomorrow's stage finshes at the top of a hill, Falls Creek (1533m), it will be more suitable for climbers and decisive for the GC riders.
Photo: CON CHRONIS / Jayco Herald Sun Tour 2020