Tanja Erath pips Chloe Dygert to stage three sprint victory in women's virtual Tour de France

The third stage was a virtual rendering of French countryside, featuring both Pont du Gard and Mont-Saint-Michel

Stage three of the virtual Tour de France (Zwift)

Former Zwift Academy winner Tanja Erath sprinted to victory on stage three of the virtual Tour de France, beating world time trial champion and stage one winner April Tacey to take the win for Canyon-SRAM.

The stage was the first to be held in a newly created virtual France on Zwift, equipped with renderings of the Pont du Gard aqueduct and island of Mont-Saint-Michel.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

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