Froome makes up some lost time as Sky miss out narrowly on third Tour stage

09 July 2018 04:11
• Froome: ‘I think we can be pretty happy - it went much to plan’• Greg van Avermaet takes the overall leader’s yellow jerseyChris Froome made up some lost time although Team Sky narrowly missed out on victory in the third stage of the Tour de France, a 35.5km team time trial won by BMC Racing on Monday.The defending champion had lost 51secs to some of his main rivals following a crash in the opening stage, but the collective effort against the clock around Cholet put him back in contention. Related: Tour de France 2018: BMC win team time trial, Froome reduces deficit – stage three live! 1. Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) BMC Racing Team 9:08:55 2. Tejay van Garderen (USA) BMC Racing Team " 3. Geraint Thomas (GBR) Team Sky +3 4. Philippe Gilbert (BEL) Quick-Step Floors +5 5. Bob Jungels (LUX) Quick-Step Floors +7 6. Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) Quick-Step Floors " 7. Tom Dumoulin (NED) Team Sunweb +11 8. Søren Kragh (DEN) Team Sunweb " 9. Michael Matthews (AUS) Team Sunweb " 10. Rigoberto Urán (COL) Team EF Education First - +35 Drapac p/b Cannondale 11. Rafal Majka (POL) BORA - hansgrohe +50 12. Daniel Oss (ITA) BORA - hansgrohe " 13. Jakob Fuglsang (DEN) Astana Pro Team +51 14. Richie Porte (AUS) BMC Racing Team " 15. Ilnur Zakarin (RUS) Team Katusha - Alpecin +52 16. Alejandro Valverde (ESP) Movistar Team +53 17. Mikel Landa (ESP) Movistar Team " 18. Chris Froome (GBR) Team Sky +55 19. Taylor Phinney (USA) Team EF Education First - +56 Drapac p/b Cannondale 20. Adam Yates (GBR) Mitchelton - Scott +1:00 1. BMC Racing Team (USA)  38:46 2. Team Sky (GBR) Team Sky +4 3. Quick-Step Floors (BEL) Quick-Step Floors +7 4. Mitchelton - Scott (AUS) Mitchelton - Scott +9 5. Team Sunweb (GER) Team Sunweb +11 6. Team EF Education First +35 Drapac p/b Cannondale (USA) Drapac p/b Cannondale 7. BORA - hansgrohe (GER) BORA - hansgrohe +50 8. Astana Pro Team (KAZ) Astana Pro Team +51 9. Team Katusha - Alpecin Team Katusha - Alpecin +52 (SUI) 10. Movistar Team (ESP) Movistar Team +53 11. Bahrain - Merida (BRN) Bahrain - Merida +1:06 12. AG2R La Mondiale (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale +1:15 13. Team LottoNL - Jumbo (NED) Team LottoNL - Jumbo " 14. Trek - Segafredo (USA) Trek - Segafredo +1:16 15. UAE Team Emirates (UAE) UAE Team Emirates +1:38 16. Groupama - FDJ (FRA) Groupama - FDJ +1:42 17. Team Fortuneo - Samsic Team Fortuneo - Samsic +1:46 (FRA) 18. Direct Energie (FRA) Direct Energie +1:51 19. Lotto - Soudal (BEL) Lotto - Soudal +1:52 20. Team Dimension Data (RSA) Team Dimension Data " Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian