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Algarve (1) - Dupont sprints between the best

Algarve (1) - Dupont sprints between the best

Timothy Dupont sprinted to fourth place in the opening stage of the Portuguese stage race Volta ao Algarve (2.HC, 14-18/02). At 13 kilometers from the line, Tom Devriendt tried to avoid the sprint with the Portuguese Gonçalves, but they were seized three kilometers from the line. Wanty-Groupe Gobert started the sprint for Timothy Dupont and he managed to get a fourth place on the line. The day's win went to Dylan Groenewegen before Arnaud Démare. On Thursday, the riders will finish uphill in Fóia.

Results Stage 1 (Albufeira - Lagos)

1. Dylan Groenewegen
2. Arnaud Démare
3. Hugo Hofstetter
4. Timothy Dupont
46. Yoann Offredo
48. Dion Smith
65. Frederik Backaert
76. Guillaume Van Keirsbulck
82. Pieter Vanspeybrouck
169. Tom Devriendt + 04:24