During the race there were a lot of attacks, also from the side of Astana riders with Andriy Grivko and Dario Cataldo. For two times, a few riders we able to go away in a break, but, anyway, the peloton never gave them too much space.
At the finish in Nanning, the Colombian Fernando Gaviria won another bunch sprint ahead of Max Walscheid and Magnus Cort Nielsen. Arman Kamyshev finished 37th.
Gaviria increased his lead in the overall classification, Andriy Grivko is 8th, +0.26.
Tomorrow at the Tour of Guangxi will be held the fourth stage, which could have a big impact over the general classification. After start in Nanning, after 151 km of racing the stage will finish on the top of 3-km climb in Nongla (7% average gradient).
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