Fernando Gaviria outsprints Elia Viviani in chaotic finish to Vuelta a San Juan stage one

Chaos on opening stage as half of peloton takes wrong turn in final kilometre

Fernando Gaviria wins stage one of the Vuelta a San Juan

(Image credit: Getty/Tim de Waele)

Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors) started this season as he finished the last, taking victory in the first stage of the Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina.

The 22-year-old sprinter benefited from a superb lead-out by Belgian team-mates Pieter Serry and Tom Boonen, with Serry pulling a group of seven riders off the front of the peloton within the final 500m, before Boonen dropped Gaviria off with 150m to go in a perfect position.

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