Magnus Cort Nielsen edges out Nacer Bouhanni in Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana stage three

Orica-Scott rider beats Bouhanni by half a bike length in sprint finish - Greg Van Avermaet stays in overall lead

Magnus Cort Nielsen (left) edges out Nacer Bouhanni on stage three of the Volta a la Comunitat Valencia (Corbis via Getty Images)

(Image credit: Corbis via Getty Images)

Magnus Cort Nielsen (Orica-Scott) won stage three of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, narrowly edging out Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) in a bunch sprint in Riba-Roja de Tùria.

The Dane bided his time in a technical final kilometre that saw a couple of crashes, hitting the front with impeccable timing with just under 200m to go.

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