Dan Martin remaining upbeat despite falling short on first UAE Tour summit finish

The Irishman says he couldn't have given more to match the likes of Alejandro Valverde or Primož Roglič on the race's first summit finish

Dan Martin on stage three of the 2019 UAE Tour (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Daniel Martin remains upbeat with the days and 2019 season ahead despite falling short on the Jebel Hafeet summit finish at the UAE Tour.

The Irishman tried to double up for UAE Team Emirates one day after Fernando Gaviria won the stage two sprint finish. However, world champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) rode clear for the stage three win.

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