Paris-Nice stage eight gallery

12 Mar 2017

Paris-Nice stage eight gallery

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Two seconds! That was the winning margin of Sergio Henao after a thrilling edition of Paris-Nice. See how a nail-biting final day played out.

Henao began the day with a lead of 30 seconds

Henao began the day with a lead of 30 seconds

He had the support of his team-mates...

He had the support of his team-mates...

...But other teams also had designs on victory

...But other teams also had designs on victory

With 50km to go Alberto Contador launched a long-range attack

With 50km to go Alberto Contador launched a long-range attack

David Lopez helped Henao give chase behind

David Lopez helped Henao give chase behind

Henao gave it everything and the gap began to tumble

Henao gave it everything and the gap began to tumble

David De La Cruz took the stage win, with Contador just behind. Then the stopwatch began...

David De La Cruz took the stage win, with Contador just behind. Then the stopwatch began...

The chasers (including Henao) arrived 21 seconds later

The chasers (including Henao) arrived 21 seconds later

Sebastian Henao crossed the line after a huge ride to help his cousin

Sebastian Henao crossed the line after a huge ride to help his cousin

It was enough to put the Colombian back on the podium. Winner, by two seconds!

It was enough to put the Colombian back on the podium. Winner, by two seconds!

In the end it was the closest margin of victory in race history

In the end it was the closest margin of victory in race history

It was also Team Sky's fifth Paris-Nice victory in six years. With four different riders!

It was also Team Sky's fifth Paris-Nice victory in six years. With four different riders!

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