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March 9/17 19:12 pm - Paris Nice: Stage 5


Posted by Editoress on 03/9/17
 

Andre Greipel timed his move to perfection to win the a textbook bunch sprint at the end of Paris-Nice stage 5 in Bourg-de-Peage. The German champion, already a winer of a stage of the Race to the Sun in 2015, waited for the last minute to make his effort against strong headwind to upstage stage 1 winner Arnaud Demare (FDJ) and Dutch champion Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo). France's Julian Alaphilippe (Quick Step) retained his yellow jersey and his 33-seconds lead over compatriot Tony Gallopin ahead of three grueling hilly stages at the weekend.

Canadians: Antoine Duchesne (Direct Energie) finished 141st at 29s back and Michael Woods (Cannondale-Drapac) 155th at 7:44. Duchesne sits 125th at 35:30 in the over all Woods 160th at 51:01.



Results

Stage 5: Quincié-en-Beaujolais to Bourg-de-Péage, 199.5 km
1 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal 4:43:35
2 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ
3 Dylan Groenewegen (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo
4 Michael Matthews (Aus) Team Sunweb
5 John Degenkolb (Ger) Trek-Segafredo
6 Magnus Cort Nielsen (Den) Orica-Scott
7 Marcel Kittel (Ger) Quick-Step Floors
8 Bryan Coquard (Fra) Direct Energie
9 Sonny Colbrelli (Ita) Bahrain-Merida
10 Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe
11 Kristian Sbaragli (Ita) Dimension Data
12 Oliver Naesen (Bel) AG2R La Mondiale
13 Ben Swift (GBr) Team UAE Emirates
14 Daniel McLay (GBr) Fortuneo - Vital Concept
15 Ruslan Tleubayev (Kaz) Astana Pro Team
16 Evaldas Siskevicius (Ltu) Delko Marseille Provence KTM
17 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha-Alpecin
18 Geoffrey Soupe (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits
19 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors
20 Christophe Laporte (Fra) Cofidis, Solutions Credits all s.t.
 
141 Antoine Duchesne (Can) Direct Energie 0:29
155 Michael Woods (Can) Cannondale-Drapac 7:44
 
GC
1 Julian Alaphilippe (Fra) Quick-Step Floors 17:20:02
2 Tony Gallopin (Fra) Lotto Soudal at 0:33
3 Gorka Izagirre (Esp) Movistar Team 0:47
4 Sergio Henao (Col) Team Sky 1:05
5 Daniel Martin (Irl) Quick-Step Floors 1:20
6 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors 1:24
7 Ilnur Zakarin (Rus) Katusha-Alpecin 1:28
8 Arnaud Demare (Fra) FDJ 1:29
9 Alberto Contador (Esp) Trek-Segafredo 1:31
10 Rudy Molard (Fra) FDJ 1:32
11 Romain Hardy (Fra) Fortuneo - Vital Concept 1:58
12 Yves Lampaert (Bel) Quick-Step Floors s.t.
13 Jon Izaguirre (Esp) Bahrain-Merida 2:01
14 Kristijan Koren (Slo) Cannondale-Drapac 2:10
15 Simon Yates (GBr) Orica-Scott 2:16
16 Davide Formolo (Ita) Cannondale-Drapac 2:18
17 Warren Barguil (Fra) Team Sunweb 2:58
18 Alexander Kristoff (Nor) Katusha-Alpecin 3:12
19 André Greipel (Ger) Lotto Soudal 3:15
20 Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Team LottoNl-Jumbo 3:49
 
125 Antoine Duchesne (Can) Direct Energie 35:30
160 Michael Woods (Can) Cannondale-Drapac 51:01



 

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