Max Schachmann triumphs at Paris-Nice as Nairo Quintana takes final stage

14 March 2020 05:23
• German youngster wins overall race by 18 seconds• Shortened race ends without fans amid coronavirus outbreakGerman cyclist Max Schachmann, of BORA-hansgrohe, sealed overall victory in Paris-Nice on Saturday as Colombian Nairo Quintana won the seventh and final stage in Valdeblore-La Colmiane.Schachmann held a 36-second lead going into what became the final day, after the coronavirus outbreak led to the cancellation of Sunday’s scheduled eighth stage, and he was pushed to the limit in pursuit of the title. Related: Abe insists Olympics to go ahead as planned despite Covid-19 Related: Coronavirus and sport – a list of the major cancellations Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian