Geoffrey Soupe shocks sprinters to win crash-marred Vuelta a España stage seven

The French veteran scores his first ever win in Europe

Geoffrey Soupe
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Geoffrey Soupe of TotalEnergies shocked the Vuelta a España field to win stage seven along the Mediterranean in Oliva.

The Frenchman, who has been a professional since 2011 but has never before won a race in Europe, started his sprint 300m from the line and held on for victory despite a late charge from Venezuelan champion Orluis Aular of Caja Rural-Seguros RGA.

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