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Milan-San Remo: Jasper Philipsen snatches narrow victory in fastest edition

Sarah Gigante (Movistar) on her way to stage and overall victory on stage 3 of the Bright Brewery Tour of Bright

Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Deceuninck) snatched the victory in Milan-San Remo, out-pacing Michael Matthews (Jayco-AlUla) and Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) after a flurry of attacks from the Poggio to the finish line from all of the pre-race favourites.

First it was Pogačar, who tried to smash the race on the descent, then 2022 winner Matej Mohorič (Bahrain Victorious). Bora-Hansgrohe’s Matteo Sobrero put in a late move, chased down by Tom Pidcock (Ineos Grenadiers) – and it looked as if the Briton might win when he shot away from the Italian.

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