Simon Yates win his first time trial at Paris-Nice

Meanwhile brother Adam took the overall lead in Italy’s Tirreno-Adriatico stage race

 

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) rode the 25.5km time trial around Barbentane, France at an average speed of 50.274kph.

Katusha-Alpecin’s Nils Politt was second by seven seconds.

Sky’s Michal Kwiatkowski defended his overall lead with a third-place finish on the day, 11 seconds behind Yates.

VIDEO: 2019 Paris-Nice ITT Stage 5 Highlights

2019 Paris-Nice ITT Stage 5 Top 10

1 Simon Yates (GBr) Mitchelton-Scott 0:30:26
2 Nils Politt (Ger) Katusha-Alpecin 0:00:07
3 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky 0:00:11
4 Tejay Van Garderen (USA) EF Education First 0:00:15
5 Daniel Martinez (Col) EF Education First
6 Egan Bernal (Col) Team Sky
7 Lawson Craddock (USA) EF Education First
8 Tom Scully (NZl) EF Education First 0:00:27
9 Marc Soler (Spa) Movistar Team 0:00:30
10 Bob Jungels (Lux) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:00:33

2019 Paris-Nice General classification after stage 5

1 Michal Kwiatkowski (Pol) Team Sky 17:23:00
2 Egan Bernal (Col) Team Sky 0:00:19
3 Luis León Sanchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team 0:00:28
4 Wilco Kelderman (Ned) Team Sunweb 0:01:01
5 Bob Jungels (Lux) Deceuninck-QuickStep
6 Nairo Quintana (Col) Movistar Team 0:01:05
7 Felix Großschartner (Aut) Bora-Hansgrohe 0:01:09
8 Jack Haig (Aus) Mitchelton-Scott 0:01:19
9 Rudy Molard (Fra) Groupama-FDJ 0:01:22
10 Romain Bardet (Fra) AG2R La Mondiale 0:01:25

 
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