Your Monday Daily News Digest – National Championships Round-up

by Neal Rogers

June 26, 2017

In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Oliver Naesen, Jolien d’Hoore take Belgian national titles; Steve Cummings, Lizzie Deignan win British road championships; Fabio Aru, Elisa Longo Borghini take Italian national championships; Arnaud Démare crowned French national road champion; Ramon Sinkeldam, Chantal Blaak win Dutch road titles; Mullen and Boylan win Irish road race championships; Other national champions; Valverde – Froome is the strongest favourite for Tour de France; Feeling undervalued, Kristoff delays extending contract with Katusha; Investors flee from Dalian Wanda Group, owners of Tour de Suisse and World Triathlon Corporation; Video – Tour de France official teaser.

Arnaud Démare crowned French national road champion

by CyclingTips

The podium of the 2017 French national road championship, from left: Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis), Arnaud Demare (FDJ), Jeremy Leveau (Roubaix Lille Métropole).

For the second time in his career, Arnaud Demare (FDJ) has been crowned French national champion. The 25-year-old outsprinted Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) and Jeremy Leaveau (Roubaix Lille Métropole) in a race that saw the bunch split into many pieces before it crossed the line.

1. fr
DéMARE Arnaud
FDJ
05:54:22
2. fr
BOUHANNI Nacer
Cofidis, Solutions Crédits
-
3. fr
LEVEAU Jeremy
Roubaix Lille Métropole
0:02
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