Tao Geoghegan Hart takes first professional win on Tour of the Alps 2019 stage one

The Brit sprinted to victory from a reduced bunch of climbers that made it to the finish

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Tao Geoghegan Hart (Team Sky) took his first professional victory on stage one of the 2019 Tour of the Alps, sprinting to the line first from a reduced bunch of climbers. The 24-year-old also takes the overall lead, with his team leader Chris Froome sitting in sixth place at 10 seconds due to time bonuses on the line.

Geoghegan Hart was part of a leading bunch that had been severely reduced over the first stage in the Alps, and was able to get ahead first on the flat but twisty route into the finish line.

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