Team dsm-firmenich PostNL win opening AlUla Tour sprint stage with Casper Van Uden

Team dsm-firmenich PostNL win opening AlUla Tour sprint stage with Casper Van Uden

A day destined to end in a sprint finish, Team dsm-firmenich PostNL rode brilliantly throughout, positioning fast finisher Casper van Uden for the finale who duly sprinted to the victory.

From the flag drop Team dsm-firmenich PostNL set out with intent for the day, aiming to put into practice their hard work from over the winter, and set up a sprint in the finale with finisher Casper van Uden. Always under control, the peloton were able to bring back the breakaway heading into the finale where the team’s sprint train came forward en masse. Working superbly as a group, they took control at the front of the bunch and ensured that Van Uden was always safe and in position for the finale. After being dropped off in a great spot, Van Uden produced a devastating kick, opening up his sprint from afar and holding onto the line for a fantastic victory. It marks Team dsm-firmenich PostNL’s second win of the season already and Van Uden’s first professional win of his career so far, as the team moves into the race lead ahead of tomorrow’s second stage.