Cycling - Bos takes Criterium International sprint

Theo Bos beat Nacer Bouhanni to win the opening stage of the Criterium International.

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Theo Bos of Blanco Pro Cycling (Imago)

The Blanco sprinter prevailed at the end of the 89.5km opening stage around Porto-Vecchio.

Yukiya Arashiro (Europcar), Jérémy Roy (FDJ), Romain Hardy (Cofidis), Arnaud Gérard (Bretagne-Séché Environnement) and Antoine Lavieu (Lampre) were involved in the break of the stage.

But Argos-Shimano and Team FDJ reeled back the escapees inside the final 10km to set up the gallop to the line with

The two-day French stage race which has been won by the likes of Stephen Roche, Laurent Fignon, Miguel Indurain, Abraham Olano and Cadel Evans continues with this afternoon's 7km time trial.

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