Pello Bilbao pays tribute to Gino Mäder after Tour de France stage 10 win

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  • Bilbao outsprints Georg Zimmermann for emotional victory
  • Bahrain Victorious rider up to fifth in General Classification

As he celebrated his first stage win in the Tour de France, Pello Bilbao pointed initially to the sky and then to his heart, in tribute to his former Bahrain Victorious teammate Gino Mäder, who died while descending at speed in the Tour de Suisse less than a month ago.

Bilbao won stage 10 to Issoire after outsprinting Georg Zimmermann, racing for Intermarché-Circus-Wanty. The 33-year-old from Guernica was the fastest finisher from the remnants of a breakaway that eventually snuffed out the hopes of the lone attacker, Krists Neilands of Israel-Premier Tech, in the closing moments of the stage.

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Written by Jeremy Whittle in Issoire
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/jul/11/pello-bilbao-denies-georg-zimmermann-to-win-tour-de-france-stage-10 under the title “Pello Bilbao pays tribute to Gino Mäder after Tour de France stage 10 win”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.