February 6-10, Orihuela, Valencia, Road - 2.1

Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Greg Van Avermaet took his first victory of the season for the new-look CCC Team, winning the uphill sprint on stage 3 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana.

The Belgian launched his sprint off the wheel of Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) and took the victory ahead of the previous day’s winner Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott), while Sanchez hung on for third.

World champion Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) finished fourth in Chera, while Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) finished outside the top 10 but retained his overall lead.

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