Hat trick of wins for Arnaud Démare after stage 13 sprint at the Giro d'Italia

Heartbreak for breakaway after it is caught within final kilometre

Arnaud Démare
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Arnaud Démare took his third sprint win at this year's Giro d'Italia with a perfectly timed kick in Cuneo on stage 13.

The Groupama-FDJ rider has proved himself as the best fast man in this year's race over the last fortnight, and did so again on Friday, beating Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain-Victorious) and Mark Cavendish (Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl).

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.