NAIRO QUINTANA WINS THE 52nd TIRRENO-ADRIATICO

Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) won the 52nd Edition of the Tirreno-Adriatico NamedSport. Rohan Dennis (BMC Racing Team) won the final stage, a 10km Individual Time Trial in San Benedetto del Tronto to finish second in the GC, ahead of Thibaut Pinot (FDJ).

The General Classification winner, Nairo Quintana, said: “Tirreno-Adriatico is a race I like very much. I'm happy to win it for the second time, and repay my team for the efforts they did for me. It was a fast time trial today. I was never worried because the seconds were in my advantage before the start.”

Speaking seconds after the stage finish, today's stage winner Rohan Dennis said: “It's been a great week for BMC as we started with a team time trial victory and we finish with an individual time trial victory. We've had some ups and downs but overall it's very good. It was a tough course today with the head wind but I manage to keep some strength for the second half of the race.”