In the first stage race of the summer season for the climbers, a heavyweight field of GC contenders showed their form in the Jura mountains. And it was Rogli who showed the best early-August form, beating Bernal in a steep finish, as he had in Saturday’s stage, to cross the line as stage winner and take the overall title.
The Tour de l’Ain has rarely had such a stellar start list, and in high temperatures the best climbers in world cycling put on a real show.
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A small but elite lead group put distance into the chasers as the finish approached on the final climb of the day, and it was Bernal who made the big attack inside the last kilometre. Roglic went with him, and it was the Slovenian who had the legs on a steep ramp to the line.
"Today was again a hard day. Ineos did a really hard race with a hard tempo on all the climbs, but our team did a great job again, so I was able to just finish it," Roglic said.

Stage 3 Results

  • Primož Roglič (Slo) Jumbo-Visma 4:06:24
  • Egan Bernal (Col) Team Ineos 0:00:04
  • Nairo Quintana (Col) Arkéa-Samsic 0:00:06
  • Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 0:00:08
  • Richie Porte (Aus) Trek-Segafredo 0:00:15
  • Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Jumbo-Visma 0:00:23
  • George Bennett (NZl) Jumbo-Visma 0:00:31

Final GC Top Ten

  • Primož Roglič (Slo) Jumbo-Visma 11:21:12
  • Egan Bernal (Col) Team Ineos 0:00:18
  • Nairo Quintana (Col) Arkéa-Samsic 0:00:28
  • Steven Kruijswijk (Ned) Jumbo-Visma 0:00:56
  • George Bennett (NZl) Jumbo-Visma 0:01:27
  • Bauke Mollema (Ned) Trek-Segafredo 0:02:24
  • João Almeida (Por) Deceuninck-QuickStep 0:02:40
  • Guillaume Martin (Fra) Cofidis 0:02:45
  • Jesùs Herrada (Spa) Cofidis 0:03:39
  • Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates 0:04:26
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Primoz Roglic - "Ineos made it a hard race, but we showed as a team that we are strong"
09/08/2020 AT 15:21
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Tour de l'Ain Stage 3 highlights - Primoz Roglic and Egan Bernal battle it out for GC honours
09/08/2020 AT 15:17