Vlasov: “A crazy day”
It was a crazy day. I always tried to stay in front of the group. I had a crash but it was OK and finally it was a good day. It’s my first time on Paris-Nice so I’m happy with my performance and about the white jersey. I’m very happy with this. Now I will have a little rest and prepare for the Giro at a training camp in the Alps.
Cort Nielsen: “A perfect finish”
It was perfect to finish like that. I could not be more happy. It was a very tense stage with that lap to do three times over. It was hard to predict, there were lots of breakaways, Roglic crashed twice and then we could do the sprint. It was very hectic in the last few kilometres as there was no train to keep the speed up and keep positions. You had to do it on your own....
Schachmann: “I have mixed feelings”
It was a crazy day. I have mixed feelings because Roglic crashed, he also crashed twice. I don’t know if it was his mistake. But I had a puncture before the first climb and I had to go deep to go back and nobody waited for me. Then Roglic crashed and we waited and suddenly he crashed again and there was a break ahead and we were going for the victory of the day. I don’t...
Roglic crash hands Schachmann second Paris-Nice win
The real start was given to 136 riders at 14:31. Giacomo Nizzolo (Qhubeka) did not start. Several attempts took place early on, Julien Bernard (Trek-Segafredo) being the most active as the peloton was tackling the first ascent of Cote de Duranus. Dylan Van Baarle (Ineos-Grenadiers) was first at the top ahead of Dylan Teuns (Bahrain), Sergio Henao (Qhubeka-Assos)...
Top 5 placings
1. Magnus Cort Nielsen (EF-Education Nippo)
2. Christophe Laporte (France-Cofidfis)
3. Pierre Latour (France, Total Direct Energie)
4. Dylan Teuns (Belgium, Bahrain)
5. Warren Barguil (France, Arkea-Samsic)
Maximilian Schachmann wins Paris-Nice
Maximilian Schachmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) won Paris-Nice for the second year in succession.
Cort Nielsen wins stage 8
Magnus Cort Nielsen (EF-Education-Nippo) wins the 92.7-kms 8 stage of Paris-Nice.
2 km to go
And the peloton is back together. Roglic is 2:30 behind.
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