After finishing the dynamic first two stages of the tour, the teams moved to Trogir for the start of the third, physically most demanding stage of the entire race. The route was 134 km long and it connected the town of Trogir with St. Jure, Croatia’s second highest peak at 1762 metres. The route ended with a spectacular, 28 km long steep climb and the victory of one of the favourites of the race, Belarus cyclist of Bahrain – Merida team – Kanstantsin Siutsou. In the exciting race finish, Siutsou managed to outsprint the second runner Pieter Weening from Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij team by 4 seconds and Yevgeniy Gidich from Astana pro team by 49 seconds. Croatian cyclist Radoslav Rogina, from Adria Mobil Cycling team, also did great and summited the St Jure Peak as 4th, 59 seconds after the winner.
You can read more about Siutsou’s victory at the following link: https://www.tourofcroatia.com/en/news/siutsou-wins-at-sv-jure/59