Thor Hushovd Paris-Nice 2008 prologue
(Image credit: LUC CLAESSEN)

Britain?s David Millar has failed to repeat last year?s prologue win of Paris-Nice. Instead, the opening victory went to Credit Agricole?s Thor Hushovd.

Millar finished a below-expectations 12th on the flat, exposed 4.2 kilometre course in the tiny town of Amilly, 11 seconds behind the Norwegian. For such a short distance, this was a comparatively large margin for Millar to lose the prologue.

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