Tour of California 2019: Solo breakaway victory Cavagna, Van Garderen stays leader

Remi Cavagna - Tour of California 2019: Solo breakaway victory Cavagna, Van Garderen stays leader Rémi Cavagna wins the 3rd stage in the Tour of California with a solo of 70 kilometres, while Tejay van Garderen stays in the overall lead. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage 2019 Tour of California
1. Rémi Cavagna (fra)
2. Ben King (usa) + 7.11
3. Simon Geschke (ger) + s.t.
4. Kasper Asgreen (den) + 7.47
5. Jasper Philipsen (bel) s.t.
6. Maximilian Schachmann (ger) s.t.
7. Nathan Haas (aus) s.t.
8. Davide Ballerini (ita) s.t.
9. Zdenek Stybar (cze) s.t.
10. Tadej Pogacar (slo) s.t.

GC
1. Tejay van Garderen (usa)
2. Gianni Moscon (ita) + 0.06
3. Kasper Asgreen (den) + 0.07
4. Tadej Pogacar (slo) + 0.16
5. Maximilian Schachmann (ger) + 0.22
6. Rob Britton (usa) + 0.33
7. Jonas Gregaard (den) s.t.
8. David de la Cruz (spa) + 0.34
9. Felix Großschartner (aut) + 0.35
10. George Bennett (nzl) + 0.36

Race report
When a huge breakaway – with Rohan Dennis a threat on GC – has been brought back in the early stages of the race Rémi Cavagna and Alex Hoehn give it a go. The French rider heads out alone on Mount Hamilton and solos to victory in the last 70 kilometres.

Ben King and Simon Geschke track down Hoehn inside the last 4 kilometres before sprinting to second and third place.

Hoehn’s souvenir for the day is the KOM-jersey, while Van Garderen stays in the overall lead.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2019 Tour of California.

Tour of California 2019 stage 3: route, profile, more

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