News shorts: Costa warms up for World Championships with Montreal podium

For the fifth year running Rui Costa (Lampre-Merida) chose to race in Canada last week in order to prepare for the upcoming World Championships in Richmond, Virginia. The former road world champion finished third at the rain-soaked Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal, winning the bunch sprint from the chase group behind winner Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal), and Adam Yates (Orica GreenEdge) in second.

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