2020 Paris–Tours

The 2020 Paris–Tours was the 114th edition of the Paris–Tours cycling classic. The race was held on 11 October 2020 as part of the 2020 UCI Europe Tour and the 2020 UCI ProSeries. Casper Pedersen, who was making his Paris–Tours debut, beat Benoît Cosnefroy, whose previous best result was third in 2018, in a two-up sprint to take the win. Pedersen's teammate Joris Nieuwenhuis, who was also making his Paris–Tours debut, won the bunch sprint from a group of five to finished third.[1]

2020 Paris–Tours
2020 UCI Europe Tour
2020 UCI ProSeries
Race details
Dates11 October 2020
Distance213 km (132.4 mi)
Winning time4h 51' 44"
Results
  Winner  Casper Pedersen (DEN) (Team Sunweb)
  Second  Benoît Cosnefroy (FRA) (AG2R La Mondiale)
  Third  Joris Nieuwenhuis (NED) (Team Sunweb)
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TeamsEdit

Four UCI WorldTeams, sixteen UCI ProTeams, and two UCI Continental teams made up the twenty-two teams that participated in the race. Several teams entered less than the maximum of seven riders; Caja Rural–Seguros RGA, Groupama–FDJ, and Team Sunweb entered six each, while Cofidis and Rally Cycling entered five each. Of the 147 riders who entered the race, 124 finished.[2]

UCI WorldTeams

UCI Professional Continental Teams

UCI Continental Teams

ResultsEdit

Result[1][3][4]
Rank Rider Team Time
1   Casper Pedersen (DEN) Team Sunweb 4h 51' 44"
2   Benoît Cosnefroy (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 0"
3   Joris Nieuwenhuis (NED) Team Sunweb + 30"
4   Valentin Madouas (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 30"
5   Warren Barguil (FRA) Arkéa–Samsic + 30"
6   Petr Vakoč (CZE) Alpecin–Fenix + 30"
7   Romain Bardet (FRA) AG2R La Mondiale + 30"
8   August Jensen (NOR) Riwal Securitas + 2' 11"
9   Maurits Lammertink (NED) Circus–Wanty Gobert + 2' 11"
10   Rudy Molard (FRA) Groupama–FDJ + 2' 11"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Ostanek, Daniel (11 October 2020). "Casper Pedersen wins Paris-Tours". CyclingNews. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  2. ^ "2020 Paris–Tours Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Official classifications of Paris–Tours". Paris–Tours. A.S.O. 11 October 2020. Retrieved 11 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Paris–Tours Elite 2020 Results". ProCyclingStats. 11 October 2020. Retrieved 11 October 2020.

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