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Paris Tours - Dupont solid just outside top 10

Paris Tours - Dupont solid just outside top 10

Timothy Dupont once again showed his strength as an all-round rider in Paris-Tours (1.HC, 07/10)Tom Devriendt closed the gap with the early break just before the final. On the newyly introduced unpaved sections the peloton was splitted in several parts. Xandro Meurisse, who was active last week at the World Championships, faced bad luck with a crash, but he finished the race. Timothy Dupont showed himself in the front of the race. Dupont battled for a top-10 spot and finished in Tours as 11th. This way he takes important points for the team for the overall victory in the Europe Tour.

Results

1. Soren Kragh Andersen
2. Niki Terpstra + 00:25
3. Benoit Cosnefroy
11. Timothy Dupont + 01:24
21. Tom Devriendt + 02:25
25. Yoann Offredo + 02:26
30. Andrea Pasqualon + 04:02
49. Odd Eiking + 07:19
103. Xandro Meurisse + 20:32