Eneco Tour 2016 Stage 3: Sagan sprints to win and second place overall

peter sagan 2016 - Eneco Tour 2016 Stage 3: Sagan sprints to win and second place overallStage 3 in the Eneco Tour is this edition first race on Belgian soil. The early break is caught in the dying metres, while Peter Sagan powers to the win ahead of Danny van Poppel. Rohan Dennis retains in the overall lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage Eneco Tour

1. Peter Sagan (svk)
2. Danny van Poppel (nld) s.t.
3. Nacer Bouhanni (fra) s.t.
4. Dylan Groenewegen (nld) s.t.
5. Mark McNally (gbr) s.t.
6. Giacomo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
7. Martin Elmiger (swi) s.t.
8. Marcel Kittel (ger) s.t.
9. André Greipel (ger) s.t.
10. Alexander Kristoff (nor) s.t.

GC after 3rd stage
1. Rohan Dennis (aus)
2. Peter Sagan (svk) + 0.03
3. Jos van Emden (nld) + 0.05
4. Jasha Sütterlin (ger) + 0.14
5. Martin Elmiger (swi) s.t.
6. Wilco Kelderman (nld) + 0.15
7. Matthias Brändle (Oos) s.t.
8. Primoz Roglic (slo) + 0.16
9. Taylor Phinney (usa) s.t.
10. Marcel Kittel (ger) + 0.17

14. Tony Martin (ger) + 0.20
15. Tom Dumoulin (nld) s.t.
38. Tim Wellens (bel) + 0.32
42. Greg Van Avermaet (bel) + 0.33

Race report
The break of the day features Yukiya Arashiro, Martin Elmiger, Stijn Steels, Jesper Asselman and Mark McNally. They race to a maximum gap at over 6 minutes.

Then the peloton takes control and keeps them on a leash, yet they almost fail to catch them in time. However, in the dying metres of the race their dream is over.

With perfect steering Peter Sagan powers to the win ahead of Danny van Poppel and Nacer Bouhanni.

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