Bilbao wins Tour Down Under’s 3rd stage, Vine leads overall

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Cyclist Pello Bilbao of Spain has won the challenging third stage of the Tour Down Under race while Jay Vine — who was in third place — has taken a 15-second lead on general classification. The stage favored climbers over sprinters. It was decided on the short but steep Corkscrew ascent not far from the finish. Bilbao took part in a breakaway with Britain’s Simon Yates and Vine on the way up the final climb, stayed with them on the descent and came off Vine’s wheel to cross the finish line ahead of Yates.

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