Paris-Nice. Team successfully defends the lead at Stage 5, Magnus Cort finishing 4th
The riders of Astana Pro Team successfully defended the leaders jersey of Luis Leon Sanchez at Stage 5 of Paris-Nice. Only the day’s breakaway was threatening the lead halfway the stage. But by decreasing the gap in today’s final, no harm was done, finishing close to the strongest rider of the breakaway, Jerome Cousin. Magnus Cort sprinted to a 4th place behind Andre Greipel, finishing behind the two breakaway riders.