News | Tour de Luxembourg September 17, 2022

Trentin 5th as UAE Team Emirates finish strongly in Luxembourg

Italian 6th overall as UAE scoop team classification

Matteo Trentin finished the Tour of Luxembourg off with a solid 5th place on the undulating run-in of stage 5 from Mersch to Luxembourg City (178km).



Stage spoils went to Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ) who went clear in a group of four at 1.5km with Trentin leading in a select group behind for 5th.



The veteran showed good form all week with an impressive sprint victory on stage 2 and also comes home with the blue points jersey for his consistent throughout the week, with UAE Team Emirates winning the overall team classification.

Danish rider Mattias Skjelmose Jensen (Trek-Segafredo) took the overall title with Trentin in 6th place.



Trentin: “It was a good week for us in the end. The team worked really well and really controlled the race when we needed it, like on stage 2 when we got the win. I was looking to snatch another win but it wasn’t to be . The condition is there and I’m feeling good heading into the World Championships.”



Tour of Luxembourg Stage 5 results



1.Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ) 4:36:08
2.Mattias Skjelmose Jensen (Trek-Segafredo) s.t
3.Kevin Vauqueilin (Arkea-Samsic) s.t
5.Matteo Trentin (UAE Team Emirates) +3’’



Final General Classification



1. Mattias Skjelmose Jensen (Trek-Segafredo) 17:43:39
2. Kevin Vauqueilin (Arkea-Samsic) +5’’
3.Mattias Skjelmose Jensen (Trek-Segafredo) +17’’
6.Matteo Trentin (UAE Team Emirates) +40″