tour de la provence
Nairo Quintana was flying in Tour de la Provence Stage 3, attacking with 4km remaining on the summit finish of Montagne de Lure, distancing a valiant Julian Alaphilippe to secure not just the stage, but also the GC win.
It has been a great start to the new season for Cofidis, who took their fourth victory in 2022 in Tour de la Provence Stage 2.
Stage 1 of Tour de la Provence had a parcours fit for the sprinters but winds of up to 45 km/h provided an opportunity for the powerhouse that is INEOS to take control.
As expected, double World Individual Time-Trial champion Filippo Ganna won in dominant fashion in the Tour de la Provence prologue, on a parcours perfect for the powerful Italian.
High level climbers will clash in Tour de la Provence 2022, which features Nairo Quintana and Ivan Sosa, who both performed at a very high level on Chalet Reynard in the 2020 and 2021 editions respectively