Paris – Nice 2016: Wellens takes stage 7, Thomas wins Race to the SunThe final stage of Paris-Nice brings 141 kilometres and six climbs. On the penultimate climb Contador attacks and opens a thrilling finale. He comes close, but eventually Geraint Thomas wins Paris-Nice 2016 with a 4 seconds lead. Tim Wellens, who was in the early break, takes the stage at the Promenade des Anglais ahead of Contador and Porte.
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Paris – Nice 2016: Ilnur Zakarin takes stage 6, Geraint Thomas new leaderAt 177 kilometres, stage 6 in Paris-Nice leads over six mountains to the foot of the closing climb. Leader Matthews is dropped at the penultimate climb and in the 15.3 kilometres toil at 5.7% to La Madone d'Utelle Zakarin proves to be strongest. Geraint Thomas is on his wheel and the Welshman is the new overall leader, 15 seconds ahead of Alberto Contador.
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Paris – Nice 2016: Lutsenko solos to victory, Matthews retains overall leadStage 5 in Paris-Nice contains five ascents. Michael Matthews survives all climbs and sprints to a 4 seconds time bonus in Salon de Provence. But the big man is Lutsenko, who solos to victory in the last 20 kilometres. and catapults himself to second place.
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