Fuglsang scores solo victory at Classic Alpes-Maritimes

TORRALBA DEL PINAR SPAIN FEBRUARY 02 Jakob Fuglsang of Denmark and Team Israel Premier Tech attacks during the 73rd Volta A La Comunitat Valenciana 2022 Stage 1 a 1667km stage from Les Alqueries to Torralba Del Pinar 735m VCV2022 on February 02 2022 in Torralba Del Pinar Spain Photo by Dario BelingheriGetty Images
Jakob Fuglsang (Israel-Premier Tech) took his first win of 2022 at the Classic Alpes-Maritimes (Image credit: Dario BelingheriGetty Images)

Jakob Fuglsang claimed his first victory for Israel-Premier Tech on Tuesday, soloing to victory at the Mercan'Tour Classic Alpes-Maritimes as Michael Woods made it a team one-two 31 seconds later.

Fuglsang, who signed from Astana last winter, attacked 6km from the summit of the final climb of the Col de Valberg and soloed home.

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