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Colbrelli is beating Sagan and Gaviria in true sprint in Tour of Switzerland

Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain-Merida) has Monday the third stage of the Tour of Switzerland (WorldTour) won. After a ride of 183 km from Oberstammheim to Gansingen continued the Italian, the Colombian Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) and the Slovakian champion Peter Sagan (BORA-Hansgrohe). The Swiss rider Stefan Küng (BMC) remains leader.

In the classic flight of the day were Fabien Grellier (Direct Energy), jersey Calvin Watson (Aqua Blue Sports) and mountains Filippo Zaccanti (Nippo-Vini Fantini). With less than 30 kilometers to go had Watson’s role in the front solve and he was replaced by Christopher Juul Jensen (Mitchelton-Scott), who made the jump to the leading group had made. But despite the fresh power were the leaders on nine kilometres from the finish line picked up by the peloton. On the last little climb accelerated Sagan, but he was not gone. By his gear had a lot of riders did drop out, and therefore got a thinned out peloton for the victory. In the sprint turned out Colbrelli just a bit faster than Gaviria and Sagan. Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) was eighth and the first Belgian, Sep Vanmarcke (EF Education First) was the tenth over the finish line.

Yellow jersey Stefan Küng remains a leader. He has in the standings, three seconds ahead of his teammates Greg Van Avermaet and the Australian Richie Porte.

On Tuesday, the fourth stage on the program. Then the peloton over 189 kilometers from Gansingen to Gstaad, in the slot, a climb of eight kilometers. The Tour of Switzerland ends on Sunday. Last year went out of the race to the Slovenian Simon Spilak.

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