The Frenchman Valentin Madouas was the best in the 68th edition of Paris-Bourges (1.1). He won in a sprint for Bryan Cocquard (Vital Concept) and Christophe Laporte (Cofidis).
There was a photo finish to take the to indicate who the winner was. Madouas seemed to cheer too early, and much to his own dismay Cocquard and co in addition to are popping up. Fortunately, pleaded the photo finish in favor of the neo pro.
For the 22-year-old Madouas was his first profzege. Valentin is the son of Laurent Madouas, an ex-professional cyclist at the end of the nineties two years for the Belgian Lotto reed.