Alexander Kristoff obtained his seventh consecutive podium in the classic Eschborn-Frankfurt (1.UWT) this Sunday, by taking third in the bunch sprint at the end of the first German race of the season.
All day, Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux took its responsibilities in the lead of the peloton, united around the four time winner of the event. The teammates of Kristoff controlled the accelerations in the Taunus mountains, closed the gap to the early breakaway before preparing the final kilometers on the local circuit in the heart of the Metropolis.
Kristoff was launched by Biniam Girmay in the final hectometers and sprinted to third, his seventh podium in eight participations. It is his seventh podium of the season and the 21st of the Belgian World Team.