Jayco Herald Sun Tour | Team Novo Nordisk | Brian Kamstra

Kamstra Sprints to Career Best at Jayco Herald Sun Tour

06 February 2016

Race: Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Stage 3

Start/Finish: Traralgon / Inverloch, Australia

Distance: 146.2 kilometers

Team Novo Nordisk’s neo-pro Brian Kamstra (NED) earned his best result to date when he sprinted to 15th place on Saturday’s Stage 3 of the Jayco Herald Sun Tour. The 146.2-kilometer stage saw a five-man break gain a maximum advantage of nearly four and a half minutes. They were caught inside the final 10 km, which set the stage for a bunch sprint in Inverloch. With a tricky corner only 500 meters from the finish, many teams were unable to set up their sprinters. John Murphy (United Healthcare) sprinted to the win in the technical finish with Kamstra finishing in the same time.

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“Brian has amazing form right now,” Team Novo Nordisk’s James Glasspool said. “Brian and Gerd were leading me out but things got hectic in the final kilometers and we lost each other. Brian passed me and was able to take the last turn at full speed.”

Results: 

  • 1st: John Murphy (United HealthCare)
  • 2nd: Niccolo Bonifazio (Trek-Segafredo)
  • 3rd: Steele Von Hoff (ONE Pro Cycling)

Team Novo Nordisk Results Stage 3: 

  • Brian Kamstra: 15, same time as Murphy
  • James Glasspool: 24, same time as Murphy
  • Gerd de Keijzer: 29, six seconds behind Murphy
  • Chris Williams: 48, six seconds behind Murphy
  • Corentin Cherhal: 51, six seconds behind Murphy
  • Scott Ambrose: 68, six seconds behind Murphy

(Photos: ©Con Chronis)

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“Brian and Gerd were leading me out but things got hectic in the final kilometers and we lost each. Brian passed me and was able to take the last turn at full speed.”

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