Marcel Kittel wins stage three of the Giro d'Italia to take the pink jersey

Marcel Kittel was once again unbeatable as he took the stage win, and with it the race lead

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Marcel Kittel (Etixx-Quick Step) won stage three of the Giro d'Italia, once again dominating the bunch sprint. The German was untouchable as he rolled across the finish line.

The win, and its accompanying bonus seconds, also moved Kittel into the overall lead. The stage victory makes it four from four for Kittel in Giro d'Italia road stages after two sprint wins in 2014.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.