Egan Bernal takes Paris-Nice lead as Daniel Martínez wins stage seven summit finish

Race leader Michał Kwiatkowski drops to fourth overall after summit finish to Col de Turini

Egan Bernal on stage seven of the 2019 Paris-Nice (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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aEgan Bernal took over the overall lead at Paris-Nice 2019 from his team-mate Michał Kwiatkowski on stage seven of the race, as Daniel Martínez (EF Education First) took victory atop the Col de Turini.

Stage seven was the only major mountain top finish of the race, and it saw a large breakaway get away early on which included stage winner Martínez.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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