Maximilian Schachmann (Bora-Hansgrohe) sprinted to the stage 3 victory at Itzulia Basque Country. Diego Ulissi (UAE-Emirates) placed 2nd with Enrico Battaglin (Katusha-Alpecin) taking 3rd. It was a busy day for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, starting with Ben King jumping into the early break of the day. Unfortunately, less positive news soon followed as Steve Cummings was involved in a crash that saw him abandon the race. Cummings was taken to the local hospital for further examination. “Steve crashed around 25km into today’s stage 3 of Itzulia Basque Country and had to stop the race. After further examinations, scans revealed that Steve has a fracture.