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David De La Cruz (Team Sky) won the final stage of Paris-Nice for the second year in a row, but it was Marc Soler (Movistar) who was the real star of the day. The Spaniard finished third, after making it into a three-man break, 35 seconds ahead of Yates who held a 37-second advantage at the start of the day. However, Soler took a three-second bonus on the line which was enough to give him the overall title.
Final overall classification
1 Marc Soler (Esp) Movistar Team, in 30-22-41
2 Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott
3 Gorka Izagirre (Esp) Bahrain-Merida
4 Ion Izzagirre (Esp) Bahrain-Merida
5 Tim Wellens (Bel) Lotto Soudal
6 Dylan Teuns (Bel) BMC Racing Team
7 Patrick Konrad (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
8 Alexis Vuillermoz (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale
9 David De La Cruz (Esp) Team Sky
10 Felix Grossschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe
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Solid ttt today in @tirreno_adriatico, this was my game face, last 5km there were more teeth showing, more bottom lip stuck out and more snot & sweat everywhere. @canyon_bikes great as ever! 📸@GettyImages
Hugs headed @MarkCavendish’s way, that looked grim. ☹️ pic.twitter.com/4M47JfcAXw
— Alex Dowsett (@alexdowsett) March 7, 2018
Some of the world champ’s wisdom
No such thing as bad weather
Michigan single speed. pic.twitter.com/XsRxm0joJ6
— Alexey Vermeulen (@alexeyvermeulen) March 8, 2018