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Paris-Nice - Richie Porte nails stage 5 win and race lead
 
By Mark Sharon
Date: 3/8/2013
Paris-Nice - Richie Porte nails stage 5 win and race lead
 
Paris Nice 2013


2013 Paris-Nice

Mar 7: Paris-Nice, Stage 5: Châteauneuf-du-Pape - La Montagne de Lure, 176km

Sky's Richie Porte has taken the stage and race lead with a massive attack in the last two kilometres of the day's racing to La Montagne de Lure. He finished 35 seconds ahead of Andrew Talansky who had already launched a series of his own attacks before the Tasmanian launched the decisive heart-breaking move. Denis Menchov was second, with Talansky leading the shredded remnants of a lead group holding on for third.

Michael Albasini

Stage 5 Profile © ASO

Top 5 Results

1. Richie Porte (Australia, SKY)

2. Denis Menchov (Russia, KAT) 26 secs behind

3. Andrew Talansky (U.S., GRS) 33 secs behind

4. Tejay Van Garderen (U.S., BMC) same time

5. Diego Ulissi (Italy, LAM) same time

Race Route for 2013

Paris Nice 2013

2013 Paris Nice route© ASO 2013

Links

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