Deutschland Tour: Slagter secures 8th on GC
Sep 01, 2019
Deutschland Tour drew to a close today, and Team Dimension Data wrapped up with a strong four days of racing. Tom Jelte Slagter finished 9th on the stage, which was enough to secure 8th place on the general classification.
We started off the week with Reinardt Janse van Rensburg picking up 7th on stage 1 and Slagter sitting 4th on the GC, thanks to seconds collected in the bonus sprint. Van Rensburg also finished in 6th place on stage 2. Slagter put in a strong ride on stage three, where he finished 5th , which saw him hold on to his top ten placing.
On the final stage, the team worked well to look after Slagter throughout the stage, and Slagter was able to take 9th and thus cemented his 8th place in the general classification.