Paris-Nice 2016

paris-nice geraint thomasEdition 74 of Paris-Nice was won by Geraint Thomas after a thrilling last stage. Alberto Contador attacked at the penultimate climb, with 55 kilometres left, and he came close. At the top of the last climb, Col d’Eze, the Spaniard was the virtual leader, but Thomas rose from the dead in a brilliant descent. Eventualy, the Welshman took Paris-Nice 2016 with a 4 seconds lead over Contador. Richie Porte, winner in 2015, finished third. (Slideshow route/profile)

Click links in underneath scheme for details on all individual stages, including results, race reports and routes. You’ll find the final ranking under stage 7.

Paris-Nice 2016 stages:

Date Start and finish Length Type Results Winner Leader
P Su 6-3 Paris-Nice 2016 Prologue in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine 6.1 km ITT Paris-Nice 2016 Prologue Read more Matthews Matthews
1 Mo 7-3 Paris-Nice 2016 stage 1 Condé sur Vesgre – Vendôme 195.0 km flat/unpaved Paris-Nice 2016 Results stage 1 Read more Démare Matthews
2 Tu 8-3 Paris-Nice 2016 stage 2 Contres – Commentry 213.5 km flat Paris-Nice 2016 Results stage 2 Read more Matthews Matthews
3 We 9-3 Paris-Nice 2016 stage 3 Cusset – Mont Brouilly 165.5 km finish uphill Paris-Nice 2016 Results stage 3 Read more neutralized
4 Th 10-3 Paris-Nice 2016 stage 4 Juliénas – Romans sur Isère 193.5 km hilly Paris-Nice 2016 Results stage 4 Read more Bouhanni Matthews
5 Fr 11-3 Paris-Nice 2016 stage 5 Saint Paul Trois Châteaux – Salon de Provence 198.0 km mountains Paris-Nice 2016 Results stage 5 Read more Lutsenko Matthews
6 Sa 12-3 Paris-Nice 2016 stage 6 Nice – La Madone d’Utelle 177.0 km mountains Paris-Nice 2016 Results stage 6 Read more Zakarin Thomas
7 Su 13-3 Paris-Nice 2016 stage 7 Nice – Nice 141.0 km hilly Paris-Nice 2016 Results stage 7 Read more Wellens Thomas

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