Deutschland Tour. Stage 3. Most combative rider Alexey Lutsenko moves into third overall
Stage 3 of the Deutschland Tour was all about the final, as the two remaining riders of the early breakaway got reeled in with 25 kilometers to go and there was a fight for the GC and the stage win on the final two climbs. Alexey Lutsenko attacked and took the 3 bonus seconds atop of the final climb. A select group remained after the climb to battle it out for the stage win. It was Jasper Stuyven who attacked in the final kilometers and he got Kasper Asgreen with him. Asgreen sprinted to the stage victory and Stuyven moved into the overall lead. Lutsenko finished eleventh, crossing the line in the group behind the two riders, he is now third overall on just 18 seconds of Stuyven. The Kazakh champion also got crowned as the most combative rider of stage 3.