Sylvain Chavanel wins Paris-Nice stage six

Sylvain Chavanel wins, Paris-Nice 2013, stage six

The final road stage took in no fewer than five climbs - including two first category efforts - and the weather was iffy. On paper, it could have been a tricky day for race leader Richie Porte. It wasn't. And Sylvain Chavanel won the bunch sprint. Or rather, won the sprint from the 64 riders who were left in the leading group.

A group of 11 riders made the break of the day, but, as before, the presence of a relatively dangerous GC rider - FDJ's Arnold Jeannesson meant that they were never given much leeway and they last member of the doomed break was caught with 60km to go.

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