Ireland's Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgroghe) snatched the most significant victory in his career to date when he overpowered a world-class field of sprinters in the 190-km third stage of Paris-Nice on Tusday. The 26-year-old Bora-Hansgrohe rider surged at the right time to upstage Norway's Alexander Kristoff (Katusha), Germany's John Degenkolb (Trek) and Marcel Kittel (Quick Step) while Australia's Michael Matthews was fifth. France's Arnaud Demare (FDJ) had to settle for sixth but he retain his...
"It was quieter today and it was a welcome rest because everybody was exhausted after the first two days. To be honest I don't know much about the time trial. I didn't check it yet and I will do it tonight. Of course I have ambitions. I'm second overall. But the only thing I know is that it's a 14-km TT finishing on Mont Brouilly and that it's very hard at the finish. I hope it'll suit my qualities."
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Paris-Nice 2017 - 07/03/2017 - Etape 3 - Chablis / Chalon-sur-Saône (190km) - Le peloton de passage à Semur-en-Auxois © ASO/A.Broadway
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