Your Monday Daily News Digest

by Matt de Neef

June 5, 2017

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Thomas De Gendt wins stage 1 of the Criterium du Dauphine; Greg Van Avermaet wins the Tour of Luxembourg; Team Sky takes narrow win in the inaugural Hammer Series event; Mathieu van der Poel victorious in the Boucles de la Mayenne;  Andrew Suzuki leads the Trans Am Bike Race; Chaves “so happy” to return to racing at the Dauphine; UCI president Brian Cookson announces bid for second term; India launches its first bike-share scheme; Peter Sagan’s newest TV commercial.

Mathieu van der Poel victorious in the Boucles de la Mayenne

by Matt de Neef

Former cyclocross world champion Mathieu van der Poel (Beobank – Corendon) has continued his impressive form on the road, taking two stage wins and the overall at the Boucles de la Mayenne in Western France.

Van der Poel was third in the prologue individual time trial, second on stage 1 — winning the bunch sprint behind solo winner Johan Le Bon (FDJ) — and then won the final two stages, both of them in a bunch sprint. The Dutchman’s stage 3 victory moved him into the overall lead, which he was able to extend from one second to 11 seconds by winning the final stage.

Van der Poel has now taken part in two stage races on the road in 2017. His success at the Boucles de la Mayenne adds to his stage win at the Baloise Belgium Tour.

Final Classification: > - Stage Result

Sunday 4th June 2017

1. nl
VAN DER POEL Mathieu
Beobank - Corendon
13:03:00
2. fr
LE BON Johan
FDJ
0:11
3. fr
VENTURINI Clément
Cofidis, Solutions Crédits
0:19
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