Gavazzi wins Tour of Beijing stage three as Martin continues lead

Francesco Gavazzi wins, Tour of Beijing 2012, stage three

Francesco Gavazzi (Astana) won stage three of the Tour of Beijing after catching late attacker Edvald Boasson Hagen (Sky) on the line.

Boasson Hagen looked to have launched a perfectly-timed attack in the final three and a half kilometres, breaking free from the lead group to tackle the final ascent to the finish on his own.

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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.