Paris-Nice Time Trial Win For Simon Yates

14 March 2019 04:55
Simon Yates took advantage of changing wind conditions to make amends after a disappointing start to Paris-Nice, upsetting the favorites to snatch stage 5, a 25-km individual time trial around Barbentane, while Team Sky tightened their grip on the GC with Michal Kwiatkowski leading the way ahead of team-mate Egan Bernal. Vuelta champion Yates clocked 30:26 to win clinch first career time trial ahead of Germany's Nils Politt (Katusha Alpecin), while Kwiatkowski was third.    STAGE CLASSIFICATION1.     Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) in 30’26’’2.     Nils Politt (Team Katusha Alpecin) at 7’’3.     Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) at 11’’ GENERAL CLASSIFICATION1.     Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky)  2.     Egan Bernal (Team Sky) at 19’’3.     Luis León Sanchez (Astana Pro Team) at 28’’  . read full article

Source: Kev Monks