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Volta ao Algarve stage 3 live: Another chance for the sprinters

Volta ao Algarve stage 3 live: Another chance for the sprinters


171km to go

The seven men out front have 2:30 now.

The gap between peloton and break is only growing now.

The move has over a minute on the peloton now. This is our break of the day.

Figueiredo is the biggest name in the move. The 32-yera-old is a regular contender at the Volta a Portugal and has finished second, third, and twice fifth in the country’s biggest race.

He’s the best-placed man on GC in the move, lying at 8:14 down currently.

180km to go

Morais is joined by Alfonso Eulálio (ABTF Betão-Feirense), Carlos Miguel Salgueiro (APHotels & Resorts-Tavira-SC Farense), German Tivani (Aviludo-Louletano-Loulé Concelho), António Ferreira (Efapel), Raúl Rota (Rádio Popular-Paredes-Boavista), and Frederico Figueiredo (Sabgal-Anicolor).

He’s out front in a group of seven right now as they attempt to form the break of the day. 

They have a rider – Francisco Morais – on the attack today, too!

Tavfer-Ovos Matinados-Mortágua have the most kilometres in the breakaway so far in the race at 404km, according to procyclingstats.

The Portuguese Continental team had Gonçalo Amado in the break on stages 1 and 2, with César Martingil joining him out front yesterday.

186km to go

No breakaway just yet.

The flag has dropped and the riders are underway for the official start.

192km of racing coming up today, with a bunch sprint likely to conclude the stage.

173 riders take the start today following Oomen’s abandon.

The riders are rolling out in Vila Real de Santo António to start stage 3!

No regrets for Evenepoel with second on Fóia summit finish at Volta ao Algarve

Soudal-QuickStep star praises team for control of key hilly stage

ALTODAFOIA PORTUGAL FEBRUARY 15 Remco Evenepoel of Belgium and Team Soudal Quick Step crosses the finish line as second place winner during the 50th Volta ao Algarve em Bicicleta 2024 Stage 2 a 1719km stage from Lagoa to Alto da Foia 888m on February 15 2024 in Alto da Foia Portugal Photo by Dario BelingheriGetty Images

(Image credit: Dario Belingheri/Getty Images)

10 minutes to the start now.

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