Ivo Oliveira wins prologue in Boucles de la Mayenne

Ivo Oliveira (UAE Team Emirates)
Ivo Oliveira (UAE Team Emirates) (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Ivo Oliveira (UAE Team Emirates) claimed a narrow victory in the 4.1 kilometre prologue of the Boucles de la Mayenne in Laval, France.

The Portuguese rider blasted to the victory on the technical circuit and took the first race leader's jersey by two seconds over Axel Zingle (Cofidis) with Benoit Cosnefroy (AG2R Citroën) third by one second further behind.

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