Sam Bennett sprints to stage one victory at Volta ao Algarve 2021 after yet another perfect lead-out

The Irishman's team came up to the front at exactly the right position and nobody could challenge from there on in

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Sam Bennett took the opening stage of the Volta ao Algarve 2021 after his team nailed the timing of the lead-out yet again for their star fast-man beating, Danny Van Poppel and Jon Aberasturi.

Bennett (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) had Davide Ballerini and Michael Mørkøv in front of him as they brought him to the front with around 500 metres to go. Van Poppel (Intermarché) and Aberasturi (Caja Rural) completed the podium on the day.

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