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Teammate Vanmarcke wins final stage Circuit de la Sarthe, the title is for a Frenchman of Wanty

The 26-year-old Briton Daniel McLay (EF Education First-Drapac) last Friday in a sprint for the final stage of the Circuit Cycliste Sarthe (cat. 2.1) won. After health 183.9 km from Brûlon to Sablé, he remained the Frenchmen Samuel Dumoulin and Marc Sarreau.

The victory remained in the hands of the 24-year-old Frenchman Guillaume Martin (Wanty-Groupe Gobert), that his Belgian team mate Xandro Meurisse before. In the overall standings occupy the Belgian teams the top three. Behind Martin and Meurisse ended the Frenchman Justin Jules of WB-Aqua Protect-Veranclassic third.

Martin had Thursday with solowinst an option taken on the victory. His yellow jersey and second place of Meurisse came on the final day, no longer in danger, even though were the last of the early escapees Perrig Quéméneur and Jetse Bol only in the last of six local laps caught. In the predicted bunch sprint was McLay powerful. He booked a first victory in the jersey of EF Education First-Drapac and the sixth in his career. Martin brought a fifth profzege on his palmares, the second this season.

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