Dan McLay wins Tour de l’Avenir stage

Dan McLay, riding for GB in the Tour de l’Avenir, won stage three sprint which finished in Paray-le-Monial

Dan McLay

Dan McLay, who has been riding for the Lotto-Belisol under-23 team for the past two seasons, added a very useful win to his palmares with victory in stage three of the prestigious Tour de l’Avenir.

The 143km stage, between Montrond-les-Bains and Paray-le-Monial ended in a ragged, strung-out ‘bunch’ sprint and was marred by a crash in the final four kilometres which took out fast-finishing Australian Caleb Ewan - winner of the previous day’s stage - and Italian sprinter Davide Martinelli.

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