Simon Yates won the Tour of the Alps on Friday.

The Briton, who can travel to the start of the Giro d'Italia with a good feeling, held on to his leader's jersey in the last stage.

Felix Grossschartner was the best in that fifth stage.

28-year-old Yates finished twelfth in the peloton on Friday, which was more than enough to win the stage race.

He had won the second stage on Tuesday and also conquered the leader's jersey.

Pello Bilbao finished second in the standings at 58 counts from Yates.

Aleksandr Vlasov is number three at 1.06 minutes.

No Dutch finished in the top thirty in the final classification.

The final stage went to Grossschartner.

The BORA-hansgrohe rider was in the leading group and left the finish line more than 18 kilometers.

The 27-year-old Austrian crossed the line solo and kept Nicolas Roche (second) and Alessandro De Marchi (third) behind for 34 seconds.

Yates, who achieved his first overall victory of the calendar year, succeeds Pavel Sivakov in the Tour of the Alps.

The Giro d'Italia, where Yates wants to score high in the general classification, starts on May 8.

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Avatar Authorlaflammerouge16 Moment of places 13: 28 - 23 April 2021