Paris - Nice 2016: Michael Matthews takes prologue and leader’s jersey

Paris-Nice prologue winner Michael Matthews 2016The 74th edition of Paris - Nice opens with a 6.1 kilometres time trial on a mostly flat course with one short and steep climb. Michael Matthews takes the win, 1 second ahead of top favourite Tom Dumoulin, while Pat Bevin is the surprise third. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results prologue Paris-Nice

1. Michael Matthews (aus)
2. Tom Dumoulin (nld) + 0.01
3. Patrick Bevin (nzl) + 0.02
4. Jesus Herrada (spa) + 0.06
5. Ion Izagirre (spa) + s.t.
6. Lieuwe Westra (nld) + 0.07
7. Geraint Thomas (gbr) s.t.
8. Dries Devenyns (bel) + 0.08
9. Sylvain Chavanel (fra) + 0.09
10. Jérôme Coppel (fra) s.t.

11. Richie Porte (aus) + 0.10
14. Wilco Kelderman (nld) + 0.13
17. Rafal Majka (pol) + 0.13
23. Tim Wellens (bel) + 0.15
27. Alberto Contador (spa) + 0.16
28. Andrew Talansky (usa) + 0.18
30. Ilnur Zakarin (rus) + 0.19
36. Nicolas Roche (irl) + 0.21
53. Romain Bardet (fra) + 0.25
57. Sergio Henao (col) + 0.26
88. Rui Costa (por) + 0.32
111. Simon Spilak (slo) + 0.38
112. Mikel Nieve (spa) + 0.39

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