Tour de Pologne
Stage 3: Kielce - Rzeszów - Stage Details

2014 Giro d’Italia stage winner Michael Matthews has finished on the podium for the second consecutive day at the Tour of Poland finishing third on stage three today.

In what was a messy bunch sprint, Matthews finished behind Theo Bos (BEL) and Luka Mezgec (GIA) after 174km and three hours 39 minutes of racing. The top-three result backing up his second place on stage two yesterday.

In the general classification battle, reigning champion Pieter Weening also finished amongst the peloton on the same time to keep his hopes alive.

“The goal today was to try to win the stage and for Pieter Weening to look after himself,” sport director David McPartland said.

Read the full stage 3 report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Theo Bos (NED) - Belkin Pro Cycling Team 3:39:27
2 Luka Mezgec (SLO) - Team Giant-Shimano ST
3 Michael Matthews (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
4 Sacha Modolo (ITA) - Lampre-Merida ST
5 Thor Hushovd (NOR) - BMC Racing Team ST
6 Tyler Farrar (USA) - Garmin Sharp ST
7 Yauheni Hutarovich (BLR) - AG2R La Mondiale ST
8 Jonas Vangenechten (BEL) - Lotto Belisol ST
9 Davide Appollonio (ITA) - AG2R La Mondiale ST
10 Roberto Ferrari (ITA) - Lampre-Merida ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
3 Michael Matthews (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
44 Christian Meier (Can) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
76 Pieter Weening (NED) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
111 Brett Lancaster (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
112 Ivan Santaromita (ITA) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
152 Cameron Meyer (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:37
157 Sam Bewley (NZL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:54
162 Mitchell Docker (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:05:33