Bob Jungels: We knew there were crosswinds coming and we just surprised them

Jungels and his Quick-Step team-mates blew the race apart at the Giro d'Italia's third stage, delivering Fernando Gaviria to victory

The young Luxembourgish rider showed his tactical awareness on stage three. Jungels heralded his team and sprinter Fernando Gaviria into a breakaway with his smart echelon attack through some hairy crosswinds.

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Bob Jungels says that Quick-Step's surprise full-force effort delivered the win for team-mate Fernando Gaviria in the Giro d'Italia's wind-ravaged stage three to Cagliari today.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.