Benelux Tour 2021: Van der Hoorn wins from breakaway, Bissegger still leader

Taco van der Hoorn - Benelux Tour 2021: Van der Hoorn wins form breakaway, Bissegger still leaderimage: Cor VosThe 3rd stage looks promising for the fast men, yet the stage winner comes from the breakaway. Taco van der Hoorn wins the five-up sprint, while Stefan Bissegger stays in the overall race lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage Benelux Tour 2021

1. Taco van der Hoorn (nld)
2. Mathias Norsgaard (nor) s.t.
3. Luke Durbridge (aus) s.t.
4. Samuele Battistella (ita) s.t.
5. Thimo Willems (bel) s.t.
6. Peter Sagan (svk) + 0.03
7. Phil Bauhaus (ger) s.t.
8. Danny van Poppel (nld) s.t.
9. Caleb Ewan (aus) s.t.
10. Mads Pedersen (den) s.t.

GC after stage 3
1. Stefan Bissegger (swi)
4. Kasper Asgreen (den) + 0.19
3. Stefan Küng (swi) + 0.20
4. Max Walscheid (ger) + 0.22
5. Victor Campenaerts (bel) + 0.26
6. Luke Durbridge (aus) + 0.27
7. Christophe Laporte (fra) + 0.29
8. Matej Mohoric (slo) + 0.36
9. Sonny Colbrelli (ita) + 0.42
10. Tiesj Benoot (bel) + 0.46

11. Tim Wellens (bel) s.t.
13. Mads Pedersen (den) + 0.50
16. Mike Teunissen (nld) + 0.53
17. Jasper Stuyven (bel) s.t.

Race report
Giro stage winner Taco Van der Hoorn attacks early on with Samuele Battistella, Mathias Jorgensen, Luke Durbridge, Arjen Livyns and Thimo Willems. The six put 3 minutes into the peloton before sits up Livyns to drop back into the peloton.

The sprinter’s teams misjudge the firepower in the breakaway and Van der Hoorn wins the sprint ahead of Mathias Norsgaard and Luke Durbridge.

Stefan Bissegger finishes 3 seconds later in the peloton to stay in the GC lead.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2021 Benelux Tour.

Benelux Tour 2021 – stage 3: routes, profiles, more

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