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Tour of Britain: Olav Kooij makes it three on stage 3

Cofidis' Spanish rider Ion Izaguirre Insausti cycles in a lone breakaway in the final ascent of the Col de la Croix Rosier during the 12th stage of the 110th edition of the Tour de France cycling race, 169 km between Roanne and Belleville-en-Beaujolais, in central-eastern France, on July 13, 2023. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP)

Jumbo-Visma’s domination at the 2023 Tour of Britain continued on stage 3 in Beverley as race leader Olav Kooij won his third stage in a row, beating Danny van Poppel (Bora-Hansgrohe) to the line after another impeccable lead-out from his Dutch team.

The 21-year-old secured his 10th win of the season after jumping off teammate Wout van Aert’s wheel on the rising road to the line at the end of the 155km stage, holding off Bennett and Ethan Vernon (Great Britain) to secure Jumbo-Visma’s 55th victory of 2023.

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