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Paris-Nice: Arvid de Kleijn wins stage 2 bunch sprint

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

Arvid de Kleijn (Tudor Pro Cycling) powered to new heights with his first WorldTour victory on stage 2 of Paris-Nice. The Dutchman outsprinted a top field of fast men to take the biggest win of his career and of his team’s career. 

This is the Swiss team’s first victory at WorldTour level in just their second season as a ProTeam. A lack of wind on the 177km route led to a mainly slow day of racing from Thoiry to Montargis, with the Swiss team getting the fast run into the finish right and positioning their sprinter in prime position for the key duo of roundabouts in the last 2km.

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