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Soler wins Paris-Nice title, de la Cruz takes final stage

IANS  |  Madrid 

Spanish Marc (Movistar) won the title in the Paris-Nice road race, while his compatriot (Sky) clinched the eighth and final stage.

De la Cruz's winning time for the 110km final stage heading into Nice was two hours, 53 minutes and six seconds, just beating out another Spanish rider, Omar Fraile (Astana), who came second on Sunday, reports

Overall champion finished the final day in third place, three seconds off the pace, but still clinched the title with a total time of 30 hours, 22 minutes and 41 seconds.

In the end, Britain's (Mitchelton Scott) came second in the general classification, four seconds behind

Spain's (Bahrain Merida) completed the podium, 14 seconds off the pace.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 12:42 IST
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