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Volta a Catalunya: Nick Schultz narrowly beats Pogacar to win stage 1

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

Nick Schultz (Israel-Premier Tech) scored victory on the opening stage of the Volta a Catalunya after a late attack inside the final kilometre in Sant Feliu de Guíxols.

The Australian, racing to the first WorldTour win of his career struck out with a surprise attack 500 metres from the line at the end of the 174km opener to hold off a late-charging Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) on the uphill finish.

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