Edition 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)
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Paris - Nice 2016: Wellens takes stage 7, Thomas wins Race to the SunParis - Nice 2016: Ilnur Zakarin takes stage 6, Geraint Thomas new leaderParis - Nice 2016: Lutsenko soloes to victory, Matthews retains overall leadParis - Nice 2016: Sprint victory Bouhanni in stage 4, Matthews still in the leadParis - Nice 2016: Stage 3 cancelled due to snowParis - Nice 2016: Matthews cements lead with victory in stage 2Paris - Nice 2016: Démare sprints to victory in thrilling finale, Matthews retains GC leadParis - Nice 2016: Michael Matthews takes prologue and leader's jerseyParis - Nice 2016 Route prologue: Conflans-St.-Honoraire - Conflans-St.-HonoraireParis - Nice 2016 Route stage 1: Condé sur Vesgre – VendômeParis - Nice 2016 Route stage 2: Contres – CommentryParis - Nice 2016 Route stage 3: Cusset – Mont BrouillyParis - Nice 2016 Route stage 4: Juliénas – Romans sur IsèreParis - Nice 2016 Route stage 5: Saint Paul Trois Châteaux – Salon de ProvenceParis - Nice 2016 Route stage 6: Nice – La Madone d’UtelleParis - Nice 2016 Route stage 7: Nice – Nice