Simon Yates wins final stage eight as Primož Roglič seals Paris-Nice title

The Brit soloed to the finish, staving off the pursuit of Roglič and Wout van Aert

Simon Yates
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Simon Yates (BikeExchange-Jayco) won the final stage eight of Paris-Nice as Primož Roglič sealed the overall title.

After Yates rode away on the final climb, Roglič was helped by Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) to limit his losses and make sure the Slovenian secured the yellow jersey.

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