Roy attacks for first pro win

Jérémy Roy of Française Des Jeux des Jeux took his first professional win a day after finishing last, attacking out of an escape group with 6.7km to go to take the fifth stage of Paris-Nice. He took advantage of the bluffing of his two companions, Tony Martin of Columbia-Highroad and Thomas Voeckler of Bbox Bouygues Telecom, who were more concerned with each other than with the Frenchman. Voeckler came back to finish in the same time as the winner, with Martin trailing three seconds down.

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