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Marc Sarreau wins stage 3 in Etoile de Bessèges

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Marc Sarreau wins stage 3 Etoile de Besseges 2019

Marc Sarreau (Groupama-FDJ) gave his team its first victory of the season in Etoile de Besseges, taking out the sprint in Besseges over Christophe Laporte (Cofidis) and Mikel Aristi (Euskadi-Murias).

The 25-year-old launched his sprint early and crossed the line by a clear bike length for his first win since May 2018.

Laporte remains the race leader as Sarreau moves up on the podium in the general classification ahead of Sunday’s decisive time trial.

Etoile de Bessèges 2019 – stage 3 results (Saint-Geniés-de-Malgoires – La Calmette):

1 Marc Sarreau (Groupama-FDJ)

3:26:31

2 Christophe Laporte (Cofidis)

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3 Mikel Aristi (Euskadi-Murias)

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4 Niccolò Bonifazio (Direct Energie)

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5 Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept-B&B Hotels)

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6 Milan Menten (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise)

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7 Roy Jans (Corendon-Circus)

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8 Clement Venturini (AG2R La Mondiale)

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9 Baptiste Planckaert (Wallonie Bruxelles)

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10 August Jensen (Israel Cycling Academy)

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Etoile de Bessèges 2019 – general classification after stage 3:

1 Christophe Laporte (Cofidis)

10:13:56

2 Bryan Coquard (Vital Concept-B&B Hotels)

+05”

3 Marc Sarreau (Groupama-FDJ)

+06”

4 Jerome Cousin (Direct Energie)

+09”

5 Clement Venturini (AG2R La Mondiale)

+10”

6 Mikel Aristi (Euskadi-Murias)

+12”

7 Amaury Capiot (Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise)

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8 Valentin Madouas (Groupama-FDJ)

+13”

9 Anthony Turgis (Direct Energie)

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10 Yoann Paillot (St Michel-Auber 93)

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