Sunday March 9th, 2014

Stage 1Mantes-la-Jolie / Mantes-la-Jolie

Start 12h00 GMT 2+

Key moments

Stage summary09.03.2014 in 16:28Bouhanni, a story of wins and crashes

Nacer Bouhanni has an eventful relationship with Paris-Nice. Last year, the FDJ ace sprinter crashed out of the race on the third day with the leader's jersey on his back after winning the first stage. On Sunday by the banks of the Seine, he crashed and spent some time with the race doctor along the 162-kms of the circuit stage of the day before surging to outsprint the rest of the field on the line in Mantes-la-Jolie ahead of Germany's John Degenkolb and Belgium's Gianni Meersman. On sheer...

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interview09.03.2014 in 16:51Christophe Laborie - I'll see how I feel at the end of the week

A 109-kms solo helped Christophe Laborie clinch the polka-dot jersey he is almost certain to retain at the end of the second stage with only one third category comb on the stage menu.

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interview09.03.2014 in 16:38Bouhanni - Paris-Nice and me is a long story!

Despite crashing and hurting his knee, Nacer Bouhanni won the 1st stage in Mantes-la-Jolie and avenged his tragic withdrawal a year ago with the yellow jersey on his back.

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Jersey wearers after the stage 8

Classifications after the stage 8


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