Volta a Catalunya 2023: Evenepoel outguns leader Roglic in La Molina

Remco Evenepoel cat - Volta a Catalunya 2023: Evenepoels outguns Roglic in la Molinaimage: Cor VosRemco Evenepoel strikes in the last kilometres of the finish climb to La Molina. Primoz Roglic follows his move before the World Champion outsprints the GC leader for the stage win. Roglic still leads the race, although he shares the same time as Evenepoel. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 3rd stage 2023 Volta a Catalunya

1. Remco Evenepoel (bel)
2. Primoz Roglic (slo) + 0.02
3. Giulio Ciccone (ita) + 0.13
4. Jai Hindley (aus) .t.
5. João Almeida (por) s.t.
6. Mikel Landa (spa) s.t.
7. Michael Woods (can) s.t.
8. Cian Uijtdebroeks (bel) s.t.
9. Esteban Chaves (col) s.t.
10. Romain Bardet (fra) s.t.

GC after stage 3
1. Primoz Roglic (slo)
2. Remco Evenepoel s.t.
3. Giulio Ciccone (ita) + 0.19
4. Mikel Landa (spa) + 0.44
5. João Almeida (por) .t.
6. Jai Hindley (aus) + 0.48
7. Michael Woods (can) .t.
8. Esteban Chaves (col) s.t.
9. Cian Uijtdebroeks (bel) + 0.58
10. Marc Soler (spa) + 1.12

Race report
Richard Carapaz is the stellar name in the breakaway. The Olympic Champion ia accompanied by Guillaume Martin, Simone Petilli, Filippo Zana, Jefferson Cepeda, Maxim Van Gils and Niklas Eg. The seven open up a lead of more than 5 minutes.

Carapaz, Martin and Van Gils are the remaining leaders on the Coll de la Creueta. The trio reaches the summit 1.30 minutes ahead of the peloton.

The gap is down to 30 seconds when they hit the finish climb. Carapaz heads out alone, while Van Gils rejoins him. The Flemish rider is the last attacker to be caught with 8 kilometres to go.

Evenepoel strikes inside the last 5 kilometres and Roglic goes with him. The World Champion keeps on pushing, while the race leader sits in his wheels.

Evenepoel distances his rivals in the last corner and powers to a commanding victory. The two are on the same time, although Roglic remains in the GC lead.

Another interesting read: route 3rd stage 2023 Volta a Catalunya.

Volta a Catalunya 2023, stage 3: route, profile, more

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