Alexander Kristoff wins Paris-Nice stage one

Alexander Kristoff continues winning streak with victory on stage one of Paris-Nice as Michal Kwiatkowski retains overall lead. Photos by Graham Watson

Alexander Kristoff wins stage one of the 2015 Paris-Nice

(Image credit: Watson)

Norwegian Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) won the bunch sprint at the end of stage one of Paris-Nice in France on Monday.

Kristoff out-paced home favourites Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ) and Bryan Coquard (Europcar) to take his fifth win of the season. British sprinter Ben Swift (Sky) finished ninth.

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