Tirreno-Adriatico 2016: Gaviria outsprints Ewan in stage 3, Stybar still in the lead

At 176 kilometres, the 3rd stage in the Tirreno-Adriatico is mostly flat. It boils down to a sprint of the young guns with Fernando Gaviria oupowering Caleb Ewan. Zdenk Stybar retains the overall lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage Tirreno-Adriatico

1. Fernando Gaviria (col)
2. Caleb Ewan (aus) s.t.
3. Elia Viviani (ita) s.t.
4. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
5. Leigh Howard (aus) s.t.
6. Giacomo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
7. Zico Waeytens (bel) s.t.
8. Sacha Modolo (ita) s.t.
9. Moreno Hofland (nld) s.t.
10. Nikias Arndt (ger) s.t

GC after stage 4
1. Zdenek Stybar (cze)
2. Greg Van Avermaet (bel) + 0.09
3. Tejay van Garderen (usa) s.t.
4. Damiano Caruso (ita) s.t.
5. Daniel Oss (ita) s.t.
6. Gianluca Brambilla (ita) + 0.11
7. Bob Jungels (lux) s.t.
8. Peter Sagan (svk) + 0.14
9. Thibaut Pinot (fra) + 0.18
10. Sebastien Reichenbach (swi) s.t.

Race report
Once the flag is dropped Giorgio Cecchinel,Simone Andreetta, Domingos Gonçalves, Ricardo Vilela and Adrian Honkisz jump of the front of the peloton to race to a maximum lead at almost 5 minutes. Then the pack takes control and it is with 1.5 kilometres to go they are reeled in.

We get to take a look at the future of sprint when Gaviria powers to the win with the only rider able to follow Caleb Ewan.

Tirreno Adriatico 2016 stage 3: Route maps, height profile, and more

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