New Bora-Hansgrohe strategy pays off for Ruta del Sol stage winner Kämna

CHICLANA DE SEGURA SPAIN FEBRUARY 20 Lennard Kmna of Germany and Team Bora Hansgrohe celebrates winning the stage five on the podium ceremony after the 68th Vuelta A Andalucia Ruta Del Sol 2022 Stage 5 a 1644km stage from Huesa to Chiclana De Segura 870m 68RdS on February 20 2022 in Chiclana De Segura Spain Photo by Bas CzerwinskiGetty Images
Lennard Kämna (Bora-Hansgrohe) celebrates his stage win on the podium at Ruta del Sol (Image credit: Bas Czerwinski/Getty Images)

Bora-Hansgrohe are aiming at a more aggressive racing strategy in 2022, Lennard Kämna told reporters at the Ruta del Sol on Sunday. The German's solo ride to the stage victory at Chiclana de Segura was surely the latest proof of their switch in tactics.

Already the winners of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana with Aleksandr Vlasov two weeks ago, Bora-Hansgrohe in 2022 certainly looks and feels very different following the departure of longstanding leader Peter Sagan over the winter.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.