Results 3rd stage 2017 Tour Down Under
1. Caleb Ewan (aus)
2. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
3. Niccolo Bonifazio (ita) s.t.
4. Danny van Poppel (nld) s.t.
5. Edward Theuns (bel) s.t.
6. Nikias Arndt (ger) s.t.
7. Sean De Bie (bel) s.t.
8. Lorrenzo Manzin (fra) s.t.
9. Ruben Guerreiro (por) s.t.
10. Baptiste Plankaert (bel) s.t.
GC after stage 3
1. Richie Porte (aus)
2. Gorka Izagirre (spa) + 0.20
3. Esteban Chaves (col) + 0.22
4. Jay McCarthy (aus) + 0.24
5. Nathan Haas (aus) + 0.27
6. Rohan Dennis (aus) s.t.
7. Luis León Sánchez (spa) s.t.
8. Diego Ulissi (ita) s.t.
9. Rafael Valls (spa) s.t.
10. Robert Gesink (nld) s.t.
Thomas De Gent initiated the breakaway and he was joined by Vegard Stake Laegen, Clement Chevrier and Jeremy Masion. They race to a lead of around 4 minutes, while De Gendt scoops all KOM-points underway. So the Belgian now has the same amount of point as race leader Richie Porte.
The advantage of the four is halved when entering the finishing circuits in Victor Habor and one after the other they are reeled in. Laengen being the last one with 5 kilometres remaining.
Within the 3 kms zone a crash took down some riders with Gorka Izagirre the most prominent victim. The major contenders for stage win were still on their bikes and Ewan bested Sagan to sprint to his second victory in the 2017 Tour Down Under.
Leader Porte finished safe and sound. The Tasmanian is in a perfect position to win his first Tour Down Under. The next key stage (stage 5) goes to Willuna Hill, where Porte took the stage win in last three editions.
Tour Down Under 2017 stage 3: Route maps, height profiles, and more
Click on the images to zoom.
Related articles Favourites - Tour Down Under 2017 Overview - Tour Down Under 2017 Ewan powers to victory four in final stage, Porte wins overall - Tour Down Under 2017 Porte wins for fourth time on Willunga Hill and cements lead - Tour Down Under 2017 Ewan powers to third victory in Campbelltown, Porte retains lead - Tour Down Under 2017 Stage 2 victory Porte catapults him into ochre jersey - Tour Down Under 2017 Ewan powers to victory and leaders jersey in stage 1 - Tour Down Under 2017 Route stage 1: Unley - Lyndoch - Tour Down Under 2017 Route stage 2: Stirling - Paracombe - Tour Down Under 2017 Route stage 4: Norwood - Campbelltown - Tour Down Under 2017 Route stage 5: McLaren Vale – Willunga Hill - Tour Down Under 2017 Route stage 6: Criterium in Adelaide - Tour Down Under 2017 More articles
Abu Dhabi Tour 2018: The Route
Abu Dhabi Tour 2018: Riders
Abu Dhabi Tour 2018: Favourites
Abu Dhabi Tour 2018 Route stage 1: Madinat Zayed – Madinat Zayed
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2018: The Route
Strade Bianche 2018: The Route
Strade Bianche 2018 - women: The Route
Paris-Nice 2018: The Route
Tirreno-Adriatico 2018: The Route
Milan - San Remo 2018: The Route
Volta a Catalunya 2018: The Route
Dwars door Vlaanderen 2018: The Route
Tour of Flanders 2018: The Route
Tour of the Alps 2018: The Route
La Flèche Wallonne 2018: The Route
Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2018: The Route
Giro 2018: The Route
Tour de France 2018: The Route
Vuelta 2018: The Route
Giro 2018: Riders
Tour de France 2018: Riders
Cycling Calendar 2018
Tour de Suisse 2018: The Route
Tour of California 2018: The Route
Vuelta 2018 Route Stage 13: Candás - La Camperona
Vuelta 2018 Route Stage 15: Ribera del Arriba - Lagos de Covadonga
Giro 2018 Route stage 1: ITT in Jerusalem (isr)
Giro 2018 Route stage 2: Haifa (isr) - Tel Aviv (isr)
Giro 2018 Route stage 3: Be’er Sheva (isr) - Eilat (isr)
Giro 2018 Route Stage 6: Caltanissetta - Mount Etna
Giro 2018 Route Stage 14: San Vito al Tagliamento - Monte Zoncolan
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 1: Noirmoutier-en-l’Île – Fontenay-le-Comte
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 3: Cholet – Cholet
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 6: Brest - Mûr-de-Bretagne
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 10: Annecy - Le Grand-Bornand
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 11: Albertville - La Rosière
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 12: Bourg-Saint-Maurice - Alpe d'Huez
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 16: Carcassonne - Bagnères-de-Luchon
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 17: Bagnères-de-Luchon - Col de Portet
World Cycling Championships 2018 Innsbruck, Austria: Route ITT – women
World Cycling Championships 2018 Innsbruck, Austria: Route road race – women
Quick Results Service