International Cycling

Pinot wins Romandie time trial

2016-04-30 14:14
Thibaut Pinot (File)

Sion - Frenchman Thibaut Pinot won the third stage of the Tour de Romandie on Friday, beating Tom Dumoulin by just two seconds in an individual time trial in Sion.

Movistar's Nairo Quintana finished sixth to remain in the overall lead, 18 seconds clear of defending champion Ilnur Zakarin.

Briton Chris Froome finished fourth, completing the 15.1km course nine seconds slower than Pinot.

The FDJ rider's victory was just the second time-trial win of his career and he now sits fourth in the overall standings, only 32 seconds adrift of Colombian Quintana.

The race continues on Saturday with the queen stage from Conthey to Villars-sur-Ollon, featuring three category one climbs.

Results from the Tour de Romandie third stage, a 15.1km individual time trial around Sion on Friday:

1. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) 20min 21sec, 2. Tom Dumoulin (NED/GIA) at 2sec, 3. Bob Jungels (LUX/ETI) 0:09, 4. Chris Froome (GBR/SKY) s.t., 5. Jerome Coppel (FRA/IAM) s.t., 6. Nairo Quintana (COL/MOV) s.t., 7. Ilnur Zakarin (RUS/KAT) 0:17, 8. Ion Izagirre (ESP/MOV) 0:18, 9. Steve Morabito (SUI/FDJ) 0:22, 10. Manuele Boaro (ITA/TIN) 0:25.

Selected others:

11. Tejay Van Garderen (USA/BMC) s.t., 17. Simon Spilak (SLO/KAT) 0:38, 23. Rafal Majka (POL/TIN) 0:45 24. Rui Costa (POR/LAM) s.t., 29. Bauke Mollema (NED/TRE) 0:49, 36. Geraint Thomas (GBR/SKY) 0:59.

Overall:

1. Nairo Quintana (COL/MOV) 7hr 22min 35sec, 2. Thibaut Pinot (FRA/FDJ) at 23sec, 3. Ilnur Zakarin (RUS/KAT) 0:26, 4. Ion Izagirre (ESP/MOV) 0:29, 5. Tom Dumoulin (NED/GIA) 0:50, 6. Mathias Frank (SUI/IAM) 1:06, 7. Simon Spilak (SLO/KAT) 1:11, 8. Rui Costa (POR/LAM) 1:12, 9. Tejay Van Garderen (USA/BMC) 1:22, 10. Rafal Majka (POL/TIN) 1:23.

Selected others:

11. Bauke Mollema (NED/TRE) 1:24, 14. Geraint Thomas (GBR/SKY) 1:48, 81. Chris Froome (GBR/SKY) 17:50.

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