With a time of 4:50:40, Kump was too good for the rest of the field in the 180-kilometre Šibenik – Zadar stage. Poland’s Pawel Franczak took second place, whilst Russian Roman Maikon was third.
20 professional teams, including 8 World Tour teams and 1 Croatian team, are taking part in the 840 km race which features 5 stages over 5 days. Yesterday’s opening Makarska – Split (160 km) stage was taken out by Grega Bole.
There are 3 more stages left in the race:
NP Plitvice – Učka (228 km)
Pula – Umag (152 km)
Varaždin – Zagreb (118 km) (finish)
Television coverage of the race is being beamed into 131 million homes in 54 countries, and some spectacular views have been going out around the world. Check out some screenshots below from the footage over the last two days.