Young doubles his wins in Saguenay

American maintains overall race lead

Eric Young (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) won his second consecutive sprint during stage 3's 170.4km circuit race at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay on Friday in La Baie, Quebec. The American won the bunch sprint ahead of Pierrick Naud (Garneau-Quebecor) and Jure Kocjan (SmartStop).

Young has maintained his lead in the overall classification heading into the third stage on Saturday night, a 74.2km criterium in the Chicoutimi district.



Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Eric Young (USA) Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies3:59:04 
2Pierrick Naud (Can) Garneau-Quebecor  
3Jure Kocjan (Slo) SmartStop  
4Asbjorn Kragh Andersen (Den) Christina Watches  
5Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Novo Nordisk  
6Leonardo Pinizzotto (Ita) Amore & Vita  
7Jesse Kerrison (Aus) Budget Forklifts Cycling  
8Luis Romero Amaran (Cub) Jamis Hagens Berman  
9Charles Bradley Huff (USA) Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies  
10Antonio Di Batista (Ita) Amore & Vita  
General classification after stage 2
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Eric Young (USA) Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies7:50:39 
2Pierrick Naud (Can) Garneau-Québecor0:00:09 
3Jure Kocjan (Slo) SmartStop0:00:10 
4Martijn Verschoor (Ned) Novo Nordisk0:00:11 
5Ian Crane (USA) Jamis Hagens Berman0:00:16 
6James Stemper (USA) 5 Hour Energy0:00:17 
7Luis Romero Amaran (Cub) Jamis Hagens Berman  
8Michael Torckler (NZl) SmartStop  
9Serghei Tvetcov (Rou) JellyBelly p/b Maxxis  
10Luca Benedetti (Ita) Amore & Vita0:00:18 
Points classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Jure Kocjan (Slo) SmartStop  
Mountains classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Luca Benedetti (ITA) Amore & Vita  
Young rider classification
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Andersen Asbjorn Kragh (Den) Christina Watches  

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