Tour of Poland 2019, stage three – full results and standings: Tragic death overshadows Pascal Ackermann win

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Fabio Jakobsen crossed the line first but was relegated at the Tour of Poland - Velo
Fabio Jakobsen crossed the line first but was relegated at the Tour of Poland - Velo

Race leader Pascal Ackermann claimed a dramatic victory on stage three of the Tour of Poland, on a day that was overshadowed by the tragic death of Belgian rider Bjorg Lambrecht.

Fabio Jakobsen looked to have triumphed after crossing the line first, only to be relegated for pushing a fellow rider in the sprint.

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Footage showed Jakobsen taking his hand off the bars to push Marc Sarreau and make space for his late move.

Danny van Poppel was awarded second, with Mads Pedersen third.

The Tour of Poland continues on Tuesday with the 173km fourth stage from Jaworzno to Kocierz and concludes on Friday.

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