Fernando Gaviria (Quickstep-Floors) won the opening stage of the Tour of Gaungxi in a mass sprint finish. Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo) took 2nd place and 3rd went the way of Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe). The opening stage of the Tour of Guangxi saw riders take on two laps of a flat 53km circuti around Beihai. The fast and short nature of the course meant it was a perfect day for the sprinters. 4 riders still tried their luck in the early break of the day and our African Team had Nic Dougall in the move. While the break was destined to fail, thanks to Dougall, our Team.