'You've got to try every time': Work pays off for Tao Geoghegan Hart after sealing maiden pro victory

The 24-year-old now leads the Tour of the Alps after sprinting to victory on the first stage

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Tao Geoghegan Hart kept trying, for two and a half years, to achieve his first professional victory. He did so on Monday with the help of Sky team-mate Chris Froome in the Tour of the Alps, stage one in Kufstein, Austria.

Geoghegan Hart followed an attack by Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) with team-mate Pavel Sivakov and Rafał Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe). Once they were caught, he stayed at the front and sprinted ahead of his rivals.

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