Matthews claims double victories in Canadian WorldTour events

Michael Matthews (Sunweb) wins Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal

Australia's Michael Matthews ( Sunweb ) stole the show at the Grands Prix Cyclistes de Quebec and Montreal as the first rider to win the back-to-back Canadian WorldTour races since his compatriot Simon Gerrans back in 2014. "I just didn't want to let it slide away - to get this double - I was risking a little bit by staying up close to the front but it paid off," said Matthews after sealing his second victory of the weekend on the Avenue du Pac in Montreal on Sunday. "I might have used too much energy staying at the front all day but I really wanted to win today, and I knew that I had to do everything possible to go for the win." Matthews went into the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal as the overwhelming favourite, mostly because of the way he dominated the uphill sprint along the Grande Allée ...

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