Fernando Gaviria: ‘Kristoff among best sprinters in the world, today the best lead-out rider’

The Colombian sprinter thanks his former rival who helped him to victory in the UAE

Fernando Gaviria takes the first sprint stage of his team's home race, the 2019 UAE Tour (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Fernando Gaviria was helped to victory in the UAE by “one of the best sprinters in the world," Alexander Kristoff.

The Colombian paid tribute to his old rival after stage two of the UAE Tour, where he bested a field full of powerhouses including his former team-mate Elia Viviani and Caleb Ewan.

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