Fri, Mar 08, 2013 - Page 18 News List

Talansky wins stage, takes Paris-Nice yellow jersey


As well as Evans of Australia, Spaniard Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck of Luxemburg are also in the field, as well as last year’s Paris-Nice winner, Vincenzo Nibali and Team Sky’s Chris Froome.

Nibali of Italy and the Astana team finished fifth, 20 seconds back, with Tour de France runner-up Froome in the Sky line-up that finished seventh at 25 seconds.

Contador’s Saxo Bank team finished next, 29 seconds behind the leader, with Schleck’s RadioShack in 10th place, 36 seconds off the pace.

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