Paris-Nice: Cort wins stage 4 in Pélussin

Magnus Cort wins stage 4 at Paris-Nice

Magnus Cort ( Astana Pro Team ) stole the show to claim stage 4 at Paris-Nice , first surviving from the day's main break before attacking his companions inside the closing stages. Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) set off in pursuit of the Astana rider, but he was unable to match the Dane on the long drag to the line in Pélussin and would eventually finish second. Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) claimed third, while overnight race leader Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo Visma) cracked during the stage and slipped out of the yellow jersey. "Paris-Nice is one of the biggest stage races we have and it's amazing to win a stage here," Cort said at the finish. "It was not the official plan [to go in the break] but I went and I was feeling good in the first kilometres so I thought why not go in the break. I went in and ...

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