Sam Bennett too fast for Mark Cavendish in Slovenia final sprint

Posted on: June 18th, 2017


Sam Bennett beats Mark Cavendish in Slovenia

Sam Bennett takes stage victory at the Tour de Slovenia, with Mark Cavendish just behind.


Sam Bennett too fast for Mark Cavendish in Slovenia


Having the won the opening stage and then crashed heavily the following day Sam Bennett has beaten Mark Cavendish for another win in Slovenia.

At the end of the 160km Tour de Slovenia final stage from Rogaska Slatina to Novo Mesto Bora-hansgrohe’s Bennett was simply too fast for Cavendish. Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Merida) finished in 3rd place.

To top a wonderful tour for Bennett’s team, Rafa Majka took the leader’s jersey yesterday by winning the queen stage.

And he retained it today to ensure Bora-hansgrohe came away with two three stage wins from four as well as outright victory.

Sam Bennett also won the points jersey and Majka the mountains jersey.

More to follow.