Samuele Battistella claimed victory on stage three of the Tour de Limpopo at Coach House, Tzaneen, today.
The Dimension Data Continental rider completed the 103km course in a time of 2:32:25. Second place went to ProTouch’s Kent Main, with BEN’s Eric Manizabayo completing the podium.
Battistella’s teammates Connor Brown and Samuel Mugisha finished fourth and fifth respectively.
“The race was good and I’m happy with my victory,” said Battistella.
The stage winner also took the yellow jersey, with Main second and Brown third.
The final stage will take riders on a 116km route from Tzaneen to Polokwane.
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Stage three results
1. Samuele Battistella (Dimension Data Continental) 2:32:25
2. Kent Main (ProTouch) 2:32:28
3. Eric Manizabayo (BEN) 2:32:35
4. Connor Brown (Dimension Data Continental) 2:32:50
5. Samuel Mugisha (Dimension Data Continental) 2:33:05
6. Gustav Basson (TEG) 2:33:24
7. Marc Pritzen (OfficeGuru) 2:33:36
8. Dylan Girdlestone (OfficeGuru) 2:33:36
9. Andries Nigrini (ACD) 2:33:43
10. Andrew Edwards (OfficeGuru) 2:33:51
1. Samuele Battistella (Dimension Data Continental) 8:46:27
2. Kent Main (ProTouch) 8:46:29
3. Connor Brown (Dimension Data Continental) 8:46:48
4. Marc Pritzen (OfficeGuru) 8:47:29
5. Dylan Girdlestone (OfficeGuru) 8:47:36
6. Gustav Basson (TEG) 8:48:23
7. Steven van Heerden (Team Enza) 8:48:48
8. James Jobber (VLS) 8:49:50
9. Jason Oosthuizen (TEG) 8:56:42
10. David Maree (Team Enza) 8:56:57