Sam Bennett makes late surge to take Paris-Nice 2019 stage six as Kwiatkowski retains lead

The Irishman left it late to pip Arnaud Démare to the line and take his second victory of the race

Sam Bennett wins stage six of the 2019 Paris-Nice (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) left it late to storm around Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) in the final sprint of Paris-Nice 2019 stage six and take victory.

Frenchman Démare launched his sprint first from a reduced bunch having been dropped off by his final leadout man Jacopo Guarnieri, power down the left of the road with 200m to go.

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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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