Arnaud Demare (Groupama-FDJ) sprinted to victory on stage 8 of the Tour de Suisse, coming in just ahead of Fernando Gaviria (Quickstep-Floors) and Alexander Kristoff (UAE-Emirates). The 8th stage of the Tour de Suisse took shape in the form of a lumpy circuit in Bellinzona. The 21km circuit had to be completed 6 times, and so the sprinters were licking their lips at another chance today. 4 riders didn’t make it easy for the fast men, breaking away on the first lap and riding to just over a 2-minute lead. In the end the sprint teams had things under control and reeled in the final.
Primoz Roglic (LottoNL-Jumbo) won the queen stage of the Tour of Slovenia, soloing to victory ahead of a small chase group. Matej Mohoric (Bahrain-Merida) placed 2nd on the stage and Rafal Majka (Bora-Hansgrohe) finished 3rd. The 4th stage of the Tour Slovenia got off to a quick start despite the 3 large climbs that awaited in the 2nd half of the 155km stage. The race was on for the 3 early intermediate sprints, once those were snapped up, 14 riders got away just ahead of the first main climb. Johann van Zyl was in the move for our African Team. The first climb softened the.