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Sagan’s Worlds three-peat, Blaak’s rainbow solo: Your CT Daily News Digest

by Matt de Neef

September 25, 2017

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Sagan claims record-breaking third world road race title; Chantal Blaak solos to world title; Kevin Rivera wins the Tour of China II; Marcus Culey leads Australian 1-2-3 at the Tour de Moluccas; Kristoff – With 150m to go I thought I’d be world champion; Gianni Moscon disqualified from world championships; Megan Guanier ends season with broken jaw; U23 rider hospitalised after car swerves into him at Worlds; How the Race Was Won – Women’s World Championships road race; Fishing for oBikes in Melbourne’s Yarra River.

Marcus Culey leads Australian 1-2-3 at the Tour de Moluccas

by CyclingTips

Twenty-three-year-old Marcus Culey (St. George Continental Cycling Team) has led in an Australian 1-2-3 in the first edition of the Tour de Moluccas, a five-stage UCI2.2 event in Indonesia.

Culey won the opening stage of the race from a three-rider breakaway, beating compatriots Jai Crawford (Hinan) and Jesse Ewart (7 Eleven) in what was the St. George Continental team’s first UCI stage victory. The trio finished more than six minutes clear of the rest of the field, giving them a considerable buffer over the days that followed.

By the end of the fifth and final stage, the Australian trio finished in the same order they did on the opening stage: Culey first, Crawford second and Ewart third. The win was St. George Continental’s first UCI stage race victory.

Final Classification: > - Stage Result

Friday 22nd September 2017

1. au
CULEY Marcus
St. George Continental Cycling Team
15:18:31
2. au
CRAWFORD Jai
Kinan Cycling Team
0:05
3. au
EWART Jesse
7 Eleven - Roadbike Philippines
0:09
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