Paris-Nice - Race Overview

Stage six winner Simon Yates fought hard on a tough final stage in Paris-Nice to place 15th on the stage and secure a top ten finish on the general classification.

The day concluded with a small breakaway group staying away to the finish line with David De la Cruz (Quick-Step Floors) claiming the victory with Yates in the chase group finishing just 21seconds behind.

The stage wraps up a successful week for the team, achieving the goal of a top ten finish overall and the added bonus of a stage win.

“The way Simon has raced the past two-days was really great after his tough day on stage six with the solo victory,” explained sport director Laurenzo Lapage. “He showed today and yesterday he was always fighting and today he was able to move up to ninth overall.”

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General Classification

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Sergio Henao (COL) - Team Sky 29:50:29
2 Alberto Contador (SPA) - Trek-Segafredo 0:00:02
3 Daniel Martin (IRL) - Quick-Step Floors 0:00:30
4 Gorka Izagirre (SPA) - Movistar Team 0:01:00
5 Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) - Quick-Step Floors 0:01:22
6 Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) - Katusha-Alpecin 0:01:34
7 Jon Izaguirre (SPA) - Bahrain-Merida 0:01:41
8 Warren Barguil (FRA) - Team Sunweb 0:04:07
9 Simon Yates (GBR) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:04:39
10 Tony Gallopin (FRA) - Lotto Soudal 0:09:14
Place ORICA-SCOTT Riders Time
9 Simon Yates (GBR) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:04:39
30 Jens Keukeleire (BEL) - ORICA-SCOTT 0:45:47
65 Christopher Juul Jensen (DEN) - ORICA-SCOTT 1:10:34
73 Magnus Cort Nielsen (DEN) - ORICA-SCOTT 1:15:06
74 Simon Gerrans (AUS) - ORICA-SCOTT 1:15:16
84 Michael Albasini (SWI) - ORICA-SCOTT 1:20:59
112 Mitch Docker (Aus) - ORICA-SCOTT 1:37:08