After a short but grueling first stage of the Criterium International, Sam Bennett flew to his first win of the season, beating frenchmen Rudy Barbier and Romain Feillu to the line in Porto-Vecchio. It indeed took a strong effort from the pack and team Bora-Argon 18 to eventually catch the final survivors of the morning's long breakaway, Pierre Latour and Lilian Calmejane, caught with only 500m to go. Thanks to his victory, Bennett captures the overall leader's ''Maillot Jaune''. A jersey...
The stage in pictures
Criterium International 2016 - 26/03/2016 - Etape 1 : Porto-Vecchio / Porto-Vecchio (90,5 Km) - Jérémy Leveau, Roubaix Metropole Lille, Maillot à pois © ASO/B.Bade
Jersey wearers after the stage 3
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