Tour de Romandie 2022: Sprint triumph Bevin, Dennis cements lead

Patrick Bevin - Tour de Romandie 2022: Sprint triumph Bevin, Dennis cements leadfoto: Cor VosThe peloton travels over six climbs in the 3rd stage of the Tour de Romandie. The race to come down to a sprint of a reduced peloton with Patrick Bevin outperforming Ethan Hayter. Rohan Dennis finishes in third to extend his lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage 2022 Tour de Romandie

1. Patrick Bevin (nzl)
2. Ethan Hayter (gbr) s.t.
3. Rohan Dennis (aus) s.t.
4. Dion Smith (aus) s.t.
5. Quinten Hermans (bel) s.t.
6. Damiano Caruso (ita) s.t.
7. Finn Fisher-Black (aus) s.t.
8. Felix Großschartner (aut) s.t.
9. Nikias Ardt (ger) s.t.
10. Mikkel Honoré (den) s.t.

GC after stage 3
1. Rohan Dennis (aus)
2. Patrick Bevin (nzl) + 0.14
3. Felix Großschartner (aut) + 0.18
4. Mauro Schmid (swi) + 0.22
5. Dylan Teuns (bel) s.t.
6. Juan Ayuso (spa) s.t.
7. Mikkel Honoré (den) s.t.
8. Brandon McNulty (usa) + 0.25
9. Aleksandr Vlasov (rus) + 0.27
10. Marc Hirschi (swi) + 0.28

Race report
Rémi Cavagna, Nans Peters en Krists Neilands go clear in the descent of the first climb. The trio opens a gap of more than 4.45 minutes before they are brought back with 19 kilometres remaining.

Carlos Verona strikes on the last climb of the day. The Spaniard is caught before the summit.

Rein Taaramäe tries his luck with a late attack, but he is caught inside the last kilometre.

Patrick Bevin opens the ensuing sprint powerfull and double stage winner Ethan Hayter has to admit defeat. He finishes in second, while race leader Rohan Dennis comes home third. The Australien cements his lead with a time bonus of 4 seconds.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2022 Tour de Romandie.

Tour de Romandie 2022 stage 3: route, profile, more

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